Ukraine: 161 children killed in Russia’s war

Ukrainian prosecutors say at least 161 children have been killed in Ukraine since the Russian invasion began on February 24.

Some 425 have been wounded, the General Prosecutor’s Office said on Facebook.

“As of the morning of April 4, 2022, more than 425 children were affected in Ukraine as a result of the armed aggression of the Russian Federation. At the same time, 161 children were killed and 264 were injured,” the statement read.

Most of them lost their lives in the southeastern Donetsk region that is partially controlled by separatists and Russian troops (78), around Kyiv (75) and the eastern region of Kharkiv (59), it said.