As a result of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, 344 children have already been killed.
“As of the morning of July 2, 2022, more than 984 children were affected in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. According to the official data of the juvenile prosecutors, 344 children were killed and more than 640 children were injured,” the Prosecutor General’s Office posted on Telegram.
It is noted that these figures are not final, as the efforts to establish casualties in places of active hostilities, in temporarily captured and liberated territories are being made.
According to the Prosecutor General’s Office, most children were affected in Donetsk region – 340, Kharkiv region – 185, Kyiv region – 116, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 61, Mykolayiv region – 53, Kherson region – 52, Zaporizhzhia region – 31.
In particular, an 11-year-old boy was injured in enemy airstrike on the civilian infrastructure of Bakhmut, Donetsk region, on July 1.
The law enforcement officers also established that a 9-year-old child was injured in Russian missile attack on the Amstor shopping mall in Kremenchuk, Poltava region, on June 27.
“Moreover, the number of those killed and injured in missile strike on Bilhorod-Dnistrovsky district of Odesa region on July 1 increased. It became known that one more child died and three were injured: a 2-year-old girl and two boys aged 8 and 13. The condition of the two children is critical,” the Prosecutor General’s Office informed.
As noted, 2,102 educational institutions were damaged due to bombing and shelling by the armed forces of the Russian Federation, of which 215 are completely destroyed.