Russian troops injure 1,099 children in Ukraine


Russian invaders killed 502 children in Ukraine and injured another 1,099 children.

The Office of the Prosecutor General reports this on Telegram, according to Ukrinform.

“More than 1,601 children have been injured in Ukraine as a result of Russia’s full-scale armed aggression. As of the morning of August 17, 2023, according to official information from juvenile prosecutors, 502 children were killed and more than 1,099 were injured of varying severity,” the statement said.

The data is not final. Work is ongoing to install them in the areas of hostilities, on the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

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Most children were injured in the Donetsk region – 485, Kharkiv – 299, Kyiv – 129, Kherson – 120, Zaporizhzhia – 99, Mykolaiv – 97, Dnipropetrovs’k – 94, Chernihiv – 71, Luhansk – 67.

On August 16, a 2-year-old girl was injured as a result of a rocket attack in the Synelnykove district, in the Dnipro region.

As reported, Presidential Commissioner for Children’s Rights and Child Rehabilitation Daria Herasymchuk said that Russia is pursuing a targeted genocidal policy, killing and injuring children on Ukrainian territory or deporting young Ukrainians.

Source: Russian troops injure 1,099 children in Ukraine

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