Since the beginning of ATO in the Donbass killed 242 children.

Since the beginning of the Antiterrorist operation in Eastern Ukraine killed 242 children. This was during a meeting with participants of the action “Children unite Ukraine”, said the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.

“242 children were killed by Russian aggressors, starting in 2014,” – said Poroshenko.

Earlier in the report, the UN reported that since the beginning of military operations in the East of Ukraine has killed at least 2 thousand 523 civilians. Then it was reported that among the dead men 1399, 837 women, 91 boy, 47 girls, and 149 persons whom could not be established. In particular, account was taken of 298 civilians killed as a result of falling MH17 in 2014.

In addition, the General staff of the APU was informed that since the beginning of the ATO until October 2017, the combat losses amounted to 10 thousand 710 soldiers, among them 2 thousand to 378 victims.