"More than 1,333 children were affected in Ukraine. As of the morning of January 13, 2023, the official number of child victims has not changed - 453. The number of those injured has increased - to more than 880," said the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office in a post on Telegram, APA reports citing Ukrinform.
The figures are not final as work is underway to establish them in areas of hostilities and in temporarily occupied and liberated territories.
Most children were killed or injured in the Donetsk region - 429, Kharkiv region - 269, Kyiv region - 117, Kherson region - 83, Mykolaiv region - 82, Zaporizhzhia region - 81, Chernihiv region - 68, Luhansk region - 66, and Dnipropetrovsk region - 40.
Some 3,126 educational institutions were damaged due to bombardment and shelling by the Russian armed forces, and 337 of them were completely destroyed.