Russian army injures 1,098 children in Ukraine – PGO


Since the beginning of Russia’s full-scale armed invasion of Ukraine, 502 children have been killed and 1,098 injured in the country.

“More than 1,600 children in Ukraine have suffered from the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. As of the morning of August 15, 2023, according to the official information provided by juvenile prosecutors, 502 children were killed and more than 1,098 received injuries of various degrees of severity,” the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office posted 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 – 485, Kharkiv region – 299, Kyiv region – 129, Kherson region – 120, Zaporizhzhia region – 99, Mykolaiv region – 97, Dnipropetrovsk region – 94, Chernihiv region – 71, and Luhansk region – 67.

On August 14, a 14-year-old teenager was injured in enemy shelling of the village of Buhaivka, Chuhuiv district, Kharkiv region.

As Ukrinform reported, a local resident and a family with two children were killed in Shyroka Balka by Russian artillery shelling.

Source: Russian army injures 1,098 children in Ukraine - PGO

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