A total of 346 children have been killed and over 645 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started.
The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office on Telegram
“As of July 6, 2022, over 991 children in Ukraine were affected by the Russian armed aggression. According to the data from juvenile prosecutors, a total of 346 children were killed and over 645 injured,” the report states.
These data are not final, as they are being investigated within the areas of hostilities, temporarily occupied and liberated areas.
Currently, most casualties were recorded in Donetsk Region (346), Kharkiv Region (186), Kyiv Region (116), Chernihiv Region (68), Luhansk Region (61), Mykolaiv Region (53), Kherson Region (52) and Zaporizhzhia Region (31).
A 4-year-old girl was seriously injured in Russia’s shelling of Bakhmut, Donetsk Region, on July 3, 2022 and later died.
On July 5, 2022, a 2-year-old boy was injured in Russia’s shelling of Pechenihy, Kharkiv Region.
A reminder that, on February 24, 2022, Russia started a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian troops are shelling and destroying the key infrastructure facilities in Ukraine, firing at Ukrainian cities and villages with artillery, multiple launch rocket systems and ballistic missiles.