Russian armed aggression affects over 1,313 children in Ukraine

Russian armed aggression affects over 1,313 children in Ukraine

A total of 450 children have been killed and over 863 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started.

The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“As of December 18, 2022, over 1,303 children in Ukraine were affected by the Russian armed aggression. According to the data from juvenile prosecutors, a total of 450 children were killed and over 863 received injuries of various severity levels,” the report states.

These data are not final, as they are being investigated within the areas of hostilities, temporarily occupied and liberated areas.

Currently, most casualties were recorded in the Donetsk region (428), Kharkiv region (267), Kyiv region (117), Mykolaiv region (80), Zaporizhzhia region (78), Kherson region (74), Chernihiv region (68), Luhansk region (65), and Dnipropetrovsk region (34).

As a result of Russia’s daily air and artillery strikes, a total of 3,126 educational institutions were damaged across Ukraine, and 337 of them were destroyed completely.

A reminder that, on December 16, 2022, Russian troops launched a missile strike on the city of Kryvyi Rih. Enemy projectiles hit a residential house and energy facility. Four civilians were killed and 13 injured. Six people were rescued from under the rubble, including three children.


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