Number of Ukrainian children injured due to Russian aggression rises to 706

Number of Ukrainian children injured due to Russian aggression rises to 706

As of August 12, 361 children were killed and 706 children were injured as a result of Russia’s full-scale armed aggression in Ukraine.

"More than 1,067 children in Ukraine have been affected as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. As of the morning of August 12, 2022, the official number of killed children did not change over the past day – 361. The number of injured children increased – more than 706," the Prosecutor General's Office posted on Telegram.

As noted, these numbers are not final as efforts are ongoing to establish the casualties in the areas of active hostilities, in temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

Most children were affected in Donetsk region – 372, Kharkiv region – 197, Kyiv region – 116, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 61, Mykolaiv region – 60, Kherson region – 55, Zaporizhzhia region – 40.

In particular, a 13-year-old girl was injured in the shelling of Nikopol, Dnipropetrovsk region, on August 10.

A total of 2,321 educational institutions were damaged by the armed forces of the Russian Federation. Of them, 286 institutions were completely destroyed.

As reported, on August 10, a 13-year-old girl was injured in a strike on Mykolaiv.


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