Russian troops kill 358 children in Ukraine


Russian troops have killed 353 children in Ukraine since February 24, according to data provided by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office.

“As of the morning of July 21, 2022, more than 1,039 children suffered in Ukraine as a result of Russia’s armed aggression. According to the official information provided by juvenile prosecutors, 358 children were killed and more than 681 received injuries of various levels of severity,” the PGO’s press service wrote on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

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.

Most casualties were recorded in Donetsk region – 361, Kharkiv region – 194, Kyiv region – 116, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 61, Mykolaiv region – 53, Kherson region – 52, and Zaporizhzhia region – 40.

On July 20, a 13-year-old boy was killed and a 15-year-old girl was injured in Russian shelling of the city of Kharkiv. It also became known that a 16-year old girl was wounded on June 19 as a result of artillery shelling of the village of Ivanivka, Izium district, Kharkiv region.

In addition, according to the monitoring platform for collecting evidence of crimes, four children aged between 7 and 15 died in enemy shelling of residential quarters in the city of Mariupol, Donetsk region, in the period from February 24 to March 29.

On February 24, 2022, Russia launched 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.


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