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Over 300 children killed by Russians in Ukraine: officials

15.06.2022 12:00
More than 300 children have been killed and almost twice as many injured in Ukraine since Russian troops invaded the country on February 24, news agencies reported on Wednesday, citing the Ukrainian prosecutor-general.
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“As of the morning of June 15, 2022, more than 892 children were killed or injured in Ukraine as a result of Russia’s full-scale armed aggression," the Ukrainian Prosecutor-General’s Office said in a statement, as quoted by the ukrinform.net website.

"According to official information from juvenile prosecutors, 313 children have been killed and 579 more have been injured," it added.

Russian forces have struck 1,985 educational facilities, of which 194 were completely destroyed, according to the Ukrainian Prosecutor-General’s Office.

Wednesday is day 112 of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.


Source: IAR, PAPukrinform.net