Since the beginning of the full-scale armed aggression, the Russian army has killed 440 children and injured 847 more in Ukraine.
The press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office said this in a Telegram post, Ukrinform reports.
“Over the nine months of the Russian Federation’s full-scale armed aggression, 1,287 children were affected in Ukraine. According to the official information provided by juvenile prosecutors as of November 24, 440 children were killed and more than 847 received injuries of various degrees of severity,” the report says.
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 - 424, Kharkiv region - 266, Kyiv region - 117, Mykolaiv region - 77, Chernihiv region - 68, Luhansk region - 64, Kherson region - 67, Zaporizhzhia region – 76, and Dnipropetrovsk region – 32.
On November 23, a girl died in Russia’s missile strikes on the city of Kyiv. A 17-year-old girl was injured.
A 13-year-old boy, seriously injured by a Russian projectile hitting a car in Antonivka village, Kherson region, died in the hospital yesterday.
On November 23, six children aged 5 to 16 were wounded in enemy missile strikes on Vyshhorod town, Kyiv region.
In addition, regular air strikes and shelling of civilian infrastructure and residential areas by the Russian armed forces damaged 2,719 educational institutions. Of which, 332 were completely destroyed.