"As of March 4, 2023, more than 1,391 children were killed and injured in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. According to official information of juvenile prosecutors, 462 children were killed and more than 930 children received injuries of varying severity," the Prosecutor General's Office posted on Telegram.
As noted, these numbers are not final as efforts are ongoing to establish casualties in the areas of hostilities, temporarily captured and liberated territories.
Most children were killed and injured in Donetsk region – 445, Kharkiv region – 272, Kyiv region – 123, Kherson region – 90, Zaporizhzhia region – 84, Mykolaiv region – 83, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 66, Dnipropetrovsk region – 64.
In particular, it became known about the death of a seven-month-old girl in a Russian missile strike on Zaporizhzhia city on March 2.
The Russian armed forces have already damaged 3,126 educational institutions in Ukraine; 438 of them are completely destroyed.
As reported, 350 children have gone missing in Ukraine since the beginning of the full-scale war.