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 60 children killed in Donbas hostilities since the beginning of the anti-terrorist operation

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50 children were killed in the ATO area in 2014, 10 more died due to hostilities in 2015.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Ukrainski Novyny, this was announced by Mykola Kuleba, Commissioner to the President on children's rights, at a press conference.

"According to preliminary data, about 50 children were killed in 2014, and 10 more this year," he said.

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Kuleba noted that on Jan. 26, a child was severely injured in Avdiivka, the Donetsk region, due to the terrorists' shelling.

The child was rushed to a hospital with severe head injury.

Two children were killed during the terrorists' shelling of Mariupol, the Donetsk region, on Jan. 24.

 
 
 
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