Russian aggression kills 461 children in Ukraine


As result of Russia’s full-scale armed aggression, 461 children were killed and 919 more were injured in Ukraine.

“As of the morning of February 6, 2023, more than 1,380 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, 461 children were killed and more than 919 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.

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Most children were affected in Donetsk region – 443, Kharkiv region – 270, Kyiv region – 123, Kherson region – 86, Zaporizhzhia region – 84, Mykolaiv region – 83, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 66, and Dnipropetrovsk region – 63.

It was established that on February 2, as a result of Russian artillery shelling, a car caught fire in the city of Hola Prystan, Kherson region. There were three people in the car, including an 8-year-old boy. The child died.

In addition, regular air strikes and shelling of civilian infrastructure and residential areas by the Russian armed forces damaged 3,126 educational institutions. Of which, 337 were completely destroyed.

As Ukrinform reported, the National Police of Ukraine has received 9,631 reports of 9,764 missing children since February 24, 2022.


Source: Russian aggression kills 461 children in Ukraine

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