In Ukraine, 1,378 children casualties reported amid Russia’s armed aggression

In Ukraine, 1,378 children casualties reported amid Russia’s armed aggression

As a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, 459 children were killed and 919 – wounded.

That’s according to the Prosecutor General's Office, Ukrinform reports.

"More than 1,378 children were affected in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression by the Russian Federation. As of the morning of February 3, 2023, the official number of child deaths has not changed, standing at 459. The number of injured has increased to 919," the statement reads.

The numbers are not final as work is underway to verify incoming data from the hostility zones, as well as the captured and liberated territories.

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The largest numbers of affected children were reported in Donetsk region (442), Kharkiv region (270), Kyiv region (123), Kherson region (86), Zaporizhia region (84), Mykolaiv region (83), Chernihiv region (68), Luhansk region (66), and Dnipropetrovsk region (63).

On February 2, a 5-year-old boy was wounded as a result of enemy shelling of Kherson.

A total of 3,126 educational facilities were damaged by Russian strikes, of which 337 were completely destroyed.

As Ukrinform reported earlier, since February 24, 2022, the National Police registered 9,631 reports as regards 9,764 missing children.

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