Russian forces injured 835 children in Ukraine

Russian forces injured 835 children in Ukraine

Since the beginning of the full-scale armed aggression, Russian troops have killed 431 children and injured 835 more in Ukraine.

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

“As of the morning of November 16, a total of 1,266 children were affected in Ukraine as a result of Russia’s full-scale armed aggression. According to the official information provided by juvenile prosecutors, 431 children were killed and more than 835 received injuries of various degrees of severity,” the report says.

It is noted that these figures are not final, as work is underway in the areas of active hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

Most children were affected in Donetsk region - 423, Kharkiv region - 264, Kyiv region - 116, Mykolaiv region - 77, Chernihiv region - 68, Luhansk region - 64, Kherson region - 64, Zaporizhzhia region – 70, and Dnipropetrovsk region – 31.

According to the PGO, on November 14, a 12-year-old girl was injured as a result of enemy shelling in Bakhmut, Donetsk region.

In addition, regular air strikes and shelling of civilian infrastructure and residential areas by the Russian armed forces damaged 2,719 educational institutions. Of which, 332 were completely destroyed.


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