More than 431 children were injured in Ukraine as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation / photo by REUTERS

Since the beginning of the full-scale war in Ukraine, 165 children have died and 266 children have been injured to varying degrees.

This was reported in the Telegram-channel of the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.

“More than 431 children were injured in Ukraine as a result of the armed aggression of the russian federation. According to official data of juvenile prosecutors as of the morning of April 5, 2022, 165 children died and 266 were injured”, – the statement said.

It is emphasized that these figures are not final, as work is underway to establish them in places of active hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories. In particular, in the city of Mariupol, in some areas of Kyiv, Chernihiv and Luhansk regions.

“Children suffered the most in Kyiv region – 77, Donetsk region – 78, Kharkiv region – 61, Chernihiv region – 49, Mykolaiv region – 35, Luhansk region – 31, Zaporizhzhia region – 22, Kherson region – 29, in the capital – 16, Sumy region – 16, Zhytomyr region – 15”, – added in prosecutor’s office.

In particular, it is noted that on April 4 as a result of attack by armed forces of Russia of the city of Mykolaiv the child was lost.

“It became known that during the occupation of Vorzel village of Kyiv region, the aggressor’s servicemen threw a smoke grenade into the basement of one of the houses where a 14-year-old child and a woman were, after which they fired, killing the child on the spot and the mother two days later in the same basement. Also in the city of Bucha, Kyiv region, one of the shellings killed 6 people, including 1 child, “the statement said.

In addition, the bombing and shelling damaged 869 schools, 83 of which were completely destroyed.