Russians killed 338 Ukrainian children during the full-scale invasion

Фото: Борис Корпусенко

More than 948 children suffered in Ukraine during 4 months of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. According to official information from juvenile prosecutors, 338 children were killed and more than 610 injured.

This was reported by the Office of the Prosecutor General.

These figures are not final, as work is underway to establish the facts in places of active hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

Children suffered the most in Donetsk region – 335, Kharkiv region – 177, Kyiv region – 116, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 55, Kherson region – 52, Mykolaiv region – 48, Zaporizhia region – 31, Sumy region – 17.

  • On June 23, as a result of a phosphorus bomb explosion in the Sumy district of the Sumy region, a 13-year-old boy received a burn on his legs with a phosphorus substance.
  • On June 23, two 9- and 6-year-old children were injured as a result of shelling by Russian troops of the civilian infrastructure of Chuhuiv, Kharkiv Oblast, and the destruction of residential buildings.
  • On June 23, a child was wounded in an artillery shelling in Lysychansk, Luhansk Oblast.
  • During the recording of criminal offenses, it became known about the death of 5 more and the wounding of 5 children due to shelling by the occupiers of Volnovakha district of Donetsk region.
  • It also became known that as a result of indiscriminate shelling from March to May by Russian servicemen of residential buildings in Mariupol, Donetsk region, 9 children were killed and 8 children were injured to varying degrees.

2061 educational institutions were damaged due to bombing and shelling by the Russian armed forces. Of these, 213 were completely destroyed.