In Ukraine, 229 children have been killed and another 421 have been injured as a result of Russian full-scale armed aggression.

“As of the morning of May 16, 2022, the Russian full-scale armed aggression affected more than 650 children in Ukraine. According to official data from juvenile prosecutors, 229 children were killed and more than 421 were injured,” the Prosecutor General’s Office posted on Telegram.

As noted, the figures are not final as work is underway to establish casualties in areas of active hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.

Most children were affected in Donetsk region – 140, Kyiv region – 116, Kharkiv region – 100, Chernihiv region – 68, Kherson region – 48, Luhansk region – 45, Mykolayiv region – 44, Zaporizhzhia region – 28, Sumy region – 17, Kyiv city – 16, Zhytomyr region – 15.

On May 14, a 15-year-old boy was wounded in the enemy attack on the village of Lebyazhe, Chuhuiv district, Kharkiv region.

It also became known that on March 8, a 15-year-old girl was killed in a Russian air strike on Mariupol, Donetsk region. On March 18, a 16-year-old boy was killed in the Russian army shelling of the city.

A total of 1,748 educational institutions have been damaged in bombing and shelling of Ukrainian cities, towns, and villages by the armed forces of the Russian Federation. Of them, 144 are completely destroyed.