As of August 28, Kharkiv region has the second-largest number of child casualties due to Russia’s full-scale invasion, the Prosecutor General’s Office reports, citing juvenile prosecutors.

A 16-year-old girl was wounded yesterday due to Russian shelling of Odnorobivka in Bohodukhiv district.

In total, 503 children have been killed since February 24, 2022, and more than a thousand have been injured.

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“These figures are not definitive. Work is ongoing to establish them in the areas of hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories,” the statement said.

Most children were affected in Donetsk region – 485, Kharkiv – 300, Kyiv – 129, Kherson – 122, Zaporizhzhia – 99, Mykolaiv – 97, Dnipro – 95, Chernihiv – 71, Luhansk – 67.

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