The army of the Russian Federation killed 460 children and injured 919 more in Ukraine.
"As of the morning of February 4, 2023, more than 1,379 children were killed and injured in Ukraine as a result of the full-scale armed aggression of the Russian Federation. According to the official information of the juvenile prosecutors, 460 children were killed and more than 919 children received injuries of various degrees of severity," the Prosecutor General's Office posted on Telegram.
The numbers are not final as the efforts are ongoing to establish casualties in the areas of hostilities, in temporarily captured and liberated territories.
Most children were killed and injured in Donetsk region – 443, Kharkiv region – 270, Kyiv region – 123, Kherson region – 86, Zaporizhzhia region – 84, Mykolaiv region – 83, Chernihiv region – 68, Luhansk region – 66, Dnipropetrovsk region – 63.
It became known that on January 31, a 12-year-old boy was killed in a Russian strike on Bakhmut, Donetsk region.
A total of 3,126 educational institutions were damaged by Russian bombing and shelling; 337 of them were completely destroyed.
As reported, seven teenagers received shrapnel injuries as an anti-personnel landmine exploded in Kharkiv region.