Since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, 646 children have been injured. Of these, 226 were killed and 420 were injured.
This is reported by the Office of the Prosecutor General.
The Office notes that these figures are not final, as work continues to install them in places of active hostilities in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.
Thus, the most affected children in the Donetsk region - 139, Kyiv region - 116, Kharkiv region - 99, Chernihiv region - 68, Kherson region - 48, Luhansk region - 45, Nikolaev region - 44, Zaporizhzhia region - 28, Sumy region - 17, in Kyiv - 16, Zhitomyr region - 15.
In particular, on May 12, the Russian military fired near the village of Dobryanka in the Kherson region. Dobryanka, Kherson region. As a result, a 9-year-old boy was wounded.
Also yesterday, the occupants used a GRAD multiple-launch rocket system near the village of Kariyor. Karniy fired at a convoy of civilian vehicles, which was leaving the occupied territory of the Kherson region. A 10-year-old child in one of the vehicles was injured.
It became known that a 17-year-old girl was injured as a result of shelling in Mariupol on March 10.
The ministry added that 1,721 educational institutions had already been damaged as a result of daily bombardment and shelling of Ukrainian towns and villages by the Russian Armed Forces.
According to UNICEF, about 100 children were killed in Ukraine in April alone, but the real figures could be much higher.