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117 children have died since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, more than 155 are injured

Yesterday, in the Kharkiv region, a Russian tank shot the car with the family of two children. 

Photo: Sergey Zosimenko

Since the beginning of the full-scale war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, 117 children have died, and more than 155 have been wounded.

Children suffered the most in Kyiv region - 58, Kharkiv region - 40, Chernihiv region - 31, Donetsk region - 30, Mykolaiv region - 24, Kyiv city - 16, Zhytomyr region - 15, Kherson region - 15 and Sumy region - 14.

As of the morning of March 22, such data were published by the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office.

In the Kharkiv region, a Russian tank shot down a car with a family of two children. The family shouted that they were civilians, waving a white flag all for nothing. Parents and a 9-year-old girl were killed, and a 17-year-old boy was injured.

Houses are destroyed in the village Kostiantynivka of the Mykolaiv area of the Mykolaiv region in the territory of gardens association "Southern Bug" due to the shelling. Three burnt bodies were found under their blockages, including the 7-year-old child.

On March 21, 2022, occupiers shot the evacuation bus with children from Mariupol. Four children were hospitalised. Two kids were under shelling in the Polohivske area of the Zaporizhzhia region; one child was in the Kamenske village. Two children are in critical condition. 

The bombings and shelling damaged 548 educational institutions, 72 of which were completely destroyed. The most damaged were in the Donetsk, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Kyiv, Kherson, Chernihiv regions and the city of Kyiv. In addition, more than 40 children's facilities were destroyed, including medical facilities, art schools, sports facilities, and libraries.

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