226 children killed in Ukraine due to Russian invasion

Ukraine: A total of 226 children have been killed and 416 wounded in Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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226 children killed in Ukraine due to Russian invasion
226 children killed in Ukraine due to Russian invasion

Ukraine: A total of 226 children have been killed and 416 wounded in Ukraine since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office made the relevant statement on Telegram, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

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“More than 642 children in Ukraine have been affected by the Russian armed aggression. As of May 10, 2022, the number of those killed in Ukraine remained unchanged (226 children). The number of those wounded increased to 416,” the report states.

However, the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office says that these numbers 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 following regions-

  • Donetsk Region (139) 
  • Kyiv Region (116) 
  • Kharkiv Region (99) 
  • Chernihiv Region (68) 
  • Kherson Region (46) 
  • Mykolaiv Region (44) 
  • Luhansk Region (44) 
  • Zaporizhzhia Region (28)
  • Sumy Region (17)
  •  the city of Kyiv (16) 
  • Zhytomyr Region (15)

On May 8, 2022, a 17-year-old girl was wounded in Russia’s cruise missile strike on Nova Dofinivka, Odesa Region.

The Russian Federation’s armed forces have bombed and shelled Ukrainian towns and villages on a daily basis, causing damage to 1,657 educational institutions. 132 institutions, in particular, were entirely destroyed.

On February 24, Russia began the invasion of Ukraine. The enemy massively shells and bombs peaceful cities, towns, and villages of Ukraine. The Ukrainian Armed Forces, the Territorial Defense Forces, and the whole Ukrainian people effectively fight and inflict heavy losses on Russian armies.

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