Thirteen children were damaged for six months in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic in the result of careless handling of explosive objects, said Last news Ombudsman for children DNR Jan Chepikova.
Since the beginning of the special operation of Ukrainian forces in the Donbas the majority of cities in the region are periodically subjected to shelling. Rescuers of the Ministry of emergency situations DNR periodically carry out detection and disposal of unexploded ordnance. According to the Agency, for the period From January of this year the sappers DND cleared 5, 4 thousand shells.
"From 18 March to October of the current year in the Republic in the result of careless handling of explosive items damaged 13 children. They received various injuries and health damage of the extremities, of the body. Most of this was due to the fact that children found explosive subject and tried to take him in hand, to dismantle, " said Chepikova.
She added that during the entire period of hostilities, the victims of the conflict in the DPR were 77 children, 312 were damaged.
The military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of Donbas lasts more than a year. On February 12, negotiations were consensus about stop fire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons, the introduction to the Constitution of Ukraine for change about the decentralization of power and consolidation of special status " of Donetsk and Lugansk regions ".