Number of children injured by Russian army in Ukraine grows to 777

Number of children injured by Russian army in Ukraine grows to 777

Russian troops have killed 395 children and injured at least 777 since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

The press service of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office said this in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.

"As of the morning of September 28, 2022, more than 1,172 children were affected in Ukraine as a result of Russia's full-scale armed aggression. According to official information from juvenile prosecutors, 395 children were killed and more than 777 sustained injuries of varying degrees of severity," the report said.

Most children were affected in Donetsk region - 401, Kharkiv region - 231, Kyiv region - 116, Mykolaiv region - 72, Chernihiv region - 68, Luhansk region - 64, Kherson region - 55, Zaporizhzhia region – 47, and Dnipropetrovsk region – 26.

On September 27, a 16-year-old girl was injured in enemy shelling of the village of Petropavlivka in the Kharkiv region.

A total of 2,500 educational institutions have been damaged due to bombardment and shelling by the Russian armed forces. Of these, 289 were completely destroyed.

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