Ukraine prosecutor’s office says 121 children were killed in the war and the number of wounded children stood at 168 due to shelling and bombing.
Prosecutor General’s Office Comment:
“The largest number of children were killed or wounded in Kyiv region – 61, the Kharkiv region – 41, the Donetsk region – 40, the Chernihiv region – 32, the Mykolaiv region – 24, the [Ukrainian] capital – 16, the Zhytomyr region – 15, the Kherson region – 15, and the Sumy region – 14
In the Donetsk region, the Russian military continues to shell cities and civilians. housing. Russian weapons killed the 9-year-old girl and the 14-year-old boy; 3 children were wounded.
On March 17, 2022, the father of a big family was ruthlessly killed by the Russian occupiers in front of his 14-year-old son. The boy got bullet wounds. This happened when they went for humanitarian aid and medicine to the center of occupied Bucha, Kyiv region, where the family lives, because there was no gas, electricity or water in the family home for almost two weeks.
In the evening of March 22, 2022, the projectile hit an apartment building in Rubizhne, Luhansk region. Three died, two of them children
As a result of daily bombings and shelling, 548 educational institutions were damaged. 72 of them were completely destroyed. There are more than 220 schools and 155 kindergartens. The worst situation is in Donetsk, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Kyiv, Kherson, Chernihiv regions and in Kyiv. In addition, more than 40 children’s places were affected by enemy fire, including medical facilities, art schools, sports facilities, and libraries.
These data are not final, as it is impossible to inspect the places of shelling in areas of active hostilities and in the temporarily occupied territories”.
By March 22 Russian occupiers killed 117 Ukrainian children.
Resourth: Ukrainska Pravda