"More than 1,329 children were killed and injured in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. As of the morning of January 5, 2023, the official number of children killed did not change – 452. The number of children injured rose to more than 877," the Prosecutor General's Office posted on Telegram with reference to the data of juvenile prosecutors.
These data are not final, as efforts are ongoing to establish casualties in the areas of hostilities, in temporarily captured and liberated territories.
Most children were killed and injured in Donetsk region – 429, Kharkiv region – 268, Kyiv region – 117, Kherson region – 82, Mykolaiv region – 81, Zaporizhzhia region – 81, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 65, Dnipropetrovsk region – 40.
On Wednesday, January 4, a 17-year-old boy was injured in the enemy artillery shelling of Vesele village, Kherson region.
A total of 3,126 educational institutions were damaged by Russia’s bombing and shelling. Of them, 337 were completely destroyed.
As reported, 352 children are considered missing in Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale war with the Russian Federation.