Russian army has killed 483 children in Ukraine

Russian army has killed 483 children in Ukraine

As a result of Russia’s full-scale armed aggression, 483 children have been killed in Ukraine.

“As of the morning of May 26, 2023, more than 1,467 children were affected in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. According to the official information provided by juvenile prosecutors, 483 children were killed and more than 984 received injuries of various degrees of severity,” the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office wrote on Telegram.

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.

Read also: One killed in Russia’s shelling of Donetsk region

Most children were affected in Donetsk region - 462, Kharkiv region - 278, Kyiv region - 128, Kherson region - 102, Zaporizhzhia region – 91, Mykolaiv region - 89, Chernihiv region - 70, Dnipropetrovsk region – 70, and Luhansk region – 67.

On May 23, a 16-year-old boy was killed in enemy shelling of the village of Raihorodka, Luhansk region.

As reported by Ukrinform, police crews called "White Angel" evacuated about 3,000 people, including more than 400 children, from dangerous areas.

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