Kyiv: Ukraine on Thursday claimed that 197 children in the country have lost their lives while 351 injured since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb 24.
The highest rates of child death due to the conflict reported in the regions of Donetsk, Kyiv and Kharkiv, Ukraine’s prosecutor general’s office said in a statement.
The statement said that the bodies of children aged four and 10 were found along with the charred body of a 17-year-old boy in Hostomel and Bucha, in the Kyiv region, CNN reported, citing the statement.
Seven children were killed due to a Russian strike on the Kramatorsk train station, the broadcaster added.
On Wednesday, according to CNN, the office said that the burnt bodies of a 16-year-old girl and a 10-year-old boy had been found in the villages of Borodianka, northwest of Kyiv, and Korolivka, in western Ukraine.