At least 323 children killed during war in Ukraine – Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine

At least 323 children died and 583 were injured during the war in Ukraine. This was reported by the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine. She stressed that this is only confirmed data. The actual number of victims may be much higher, as their count continues in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories, as well as in areas of active hostilities.

Most children were affected in:

  • Donetsk region - 301,
  • Kharkiv region - 170,
  • Kyiv region - 116,
  • Chernihiv region - 68,
  • Lugansk region - 54,
  • Kherson region - 52,
  • Nikolaev region - 48,
  • Zaporozhye region - 30,
  • Sumy region - 17.

The Prosecutor General's Office spoke about the latest recorded cases. On June 16, a 14-year-old teenager died as a result of a Russian rocket explosion in one of the villages of the Pohovsky district of the Zaporozhye region. On June 17, due to the shelling of Nikolaev, a 7-year-old boy was wounded. On June 14, as a result of Russian shelling of the village. Savintsy, Izyumsky district, Kharkov region, a 15-year-old girl was wounded.

Also, as a result of Russian bombing and shelling, 2028 educational institutions were damaged, 209 of them were completely destroyed.

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