(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 21 – Russian troops have killed at least 358 children in Ukraine since February 24, according to data, updated to date, provided by the Ukrainian Attorney General’s office and reported by the Ukrinform agency.
“To date, more than 1,039 children have suffered in Ukraine as a result of Russian armed aggression. According to official information provided by the juvenile courts: 358 children have been killed and more than 681 have suffered injuries of varying degrees of severity,” he said. written the press service of the Pgu on Telegram.
The figures – specifies the Prosecutor’s Office – are not definitive, as they do not consider various areas where hostilities are taking place. Most of the victims of minors, including deaths and injuries, were recorded in the Donetsk region (361), in the Kharkiv region (194), in the Kiev region (116), in the Chernihiv region (68), in the Luhansk region (61), Mykolaiv region (53), Kherson region (52) and Zaporizhzhia region (40).
Yesterday, 20 July – Ukrinform reports quoting the Ukrainian public prosecutor – a 13-year-old boy was killed and a 15-year-old girl was injured in the Russian bombing of the city of Kharkiv. It was also reported that a 16-year-old girl was injured on 19 June as a result of artillery shelling in the village of Ivanivka, Izium district, Kharkiv region.
In addition, according to the monitoring platform for the collection of evidence of war crimes, four children between the ages of 7 and 15 died in the Russian bombing of the residential neighborhoods of Mariupol, in the Donetsk region, between February 24 and the March 29. (HANDLE).
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