Sad news as more than 353 Ukrainian children killed as a result of Russia’s invasion


Relatives and friends are present during the funeral service of Valeriia Hlodan, her three-month-old baby girl Kira and her mother Liudmyla Yavkina at Transfiguration Cathedral, Odesa, southern Ukraine, on April 27. The women and an infant were killed after one of the Russian cruise missiles launched against Odesa hit an apartment block on April 23.

At least 353 Ukrainian children have died and more than 665 been injured due to Russia’s invasion, the Ukrainian Juvenile Prosecutor’s Office said on Monday.

Most injuries were reported in Donetsk, Kharkiv and Kyiv, it said.

It said at least 2,138 educational institutions have been damaged, of which 221 have been completely destroyed.