Russian aggression affects 1,384 children in Ukraine


As a result of Russia’s full-scale armed aggression, 461 children were killed and 923 more were injured in Ukraine.

“As of the morning of February 14, 2023, more than 1,384 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 923 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.

Most children were affected in Donetsk region – 444, Kharkiv region – 272, Kyiv region – 123, Kherson region – 87, Zaporizhzhia region – 84, Mykolaiv region – 83, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 66, and Dnipropetrovsk region – 64.

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On February 13, a 14-year-old boy was injured by enemy shelling in Lyman, Donetsk region.

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, 338 were completely destroyed.

As reported by Ukrinform, the enemy uses schools in captured Luhansk region to temporary accommodate Russian troops.

Source: Russian aggression affects 1,384 children in Ukraine

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