About 1.7 million children suffered as a result of the conflict in Donbass. It is reported by the press service of the international organization Save the children, which is engaged in helping children around the world.
"About 1.7 million children were affected by the conflict in Ukraine, 3.2 million people are in need of humanitarian aid, 20.7 thousand people were injured, among them186 children, 9 thousand were killed, among them 68 children. More 60% of child deaths occurred due to contact with unexploded ordnance, "- says the report.
Save the Shildren, an international NGO, that specializes in protection of the rights of children, especially in developing countries. It works in Ukraine on both territories: controlled and uncontrolled by Ukrainian authorities.