A total of 220 children have been killed and over 407 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started.
The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office, an Vigilant correspondent reports.
“Over 627 children in Ukraine have been affected by the Russian armed aggression. As of May 4, 2022, the number of those killed remained unchanged (220 children). The number of those injured increased to over 407,” the report states.
According to the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office, 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 Donetsk Region (139), Kyiv Region (115), Kharkiv Region (95), Chernihiv Region (68), Kherson Region (46), Mykolaiv Region (43), Luhansk Region (37), Zaporizhzhia Region (27), Sumy Region (17), the city of Kyiv (16) and Zhytomyr Region (15).
On May 2, 2022, a 6-year-old girl was seriously injured in Russia’s artillery strike on the village of Vysokopillia, Kherson Region.
In addition, a total of 1,584 educational institutions were damaged across Ukraine as a result of Russia’s daily air and artillery strikes, and 118 of them were destroyed completely.