A total of 459 children have been killed and over 909 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started.
The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“As of January 19, 2023, over 1,368 children in Ukraine were affected by the Russian armed aggression. According to the data from juvenile prosecutors, a total of 459 children were killed and over 909 received injuries of various severity levels,” the report states.
These data are not final, as they are being investigated within the areas of hostilities, temporarily occupied and liberated areas.
Currently, most casualties were recorded in the Donetsk region (429), Kharkiv region (269), Kyiv region (117), Zaporizhzhia region (84), Kherson region (83), Mykolaiv region (82), Chernihiv region (68), Luhansk region (66) and Dnipropetrovsk region (57).
As a result of Russia’s daily air and artillery strikes, a total of 3,126 educational institutions were damaged across Ukraine, and 337 of them were destroyed completely.