Russian troops have already killed 462 children and injured 931 more during its full-scale armed aggression in Ukraine.
“As of the morning of March 5, 2023, more than 1,393 children were killed and injured in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. According to official information from juvenile prosecutors, 462 children were killed and more than 931 children received injuries of varying severity,” the Prosecutor General’s Office posted on Telegram.
As noted, these numbers are not final as efforts are ongoing to establish casualties in the areas of hostilities, temporarily captured and liberated territories.
Most children were killed and injured in Donetsk region – 445, Kharkiv region – 272, Kyiv region – 123, Kherson region – 90, Zaporizhzhia region – 84, Mykolaiv region – 83, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 66, Dnipropetrovsk region – 64.
On March 4, a 17-year-old boy was injured in a Russian rocket attack on the village of Druzhba, Donetsk region.
According to the Children of War search portal, as of March 5, 2023, 353 children are considered missing in Ukraine and 10,147 children were found.
The Russian armed forces have already damaged 3,126 educational institutions in Ukraine; 438 of them are completely destroyed.
Source : Ukrinform