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Ukraine reports deaths of 24 more children in Mariupol | World News

In complete, the office mentioned that at the least 287 children have died because the begin of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb. twenty fourth. More than 492 have been wounded.

The office of Ukraine’s prosecutor basic mentioned on Saturday that it has discovered in regards to the deaths of 24 more children in Mariupol, the southeastern port that was besieged for weeks earlier than Russian forces captured it in mid-May.

In complete, the office mentioned that at the least 287 children have died because the begin of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on Feb. twenty fourth. More than 492 have been wounded.

“During the recording of criminal offences, it has become known that 24 more children died in Mariupol, Donetsk region, as a result of the indiscriminate shelling by the Russian military,” the office mentioned on the Telegram messaging app.

“These figures are not final, as work is underway to establish them in places of active hostilities, in the temporarily occupied and liberated territories.”

Reuters was not in a position to independently confirm the report.

The mayor of Mariupol – diminished to ruins by the siege – mentioned there was on outbreak of cholera in the town as sanitation techniques have been damaged and corpses have been rotting in the streets.

Russia has denied focusing on civilians and has rejected allegations of warfare crimes in what it calls a “special military operation” aimed toward demilitarising and “denazifying” Ukraine. Kyiv and its allies say Ukraine was invaded with out provocation.

Early in June, the United Nations mentioned that more than 250 children have been killed because the warfare started and 5 million stay in danger of violence and abuse.


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