A six-year-old boy has been killed and four people injured in a Russian artillery attack in Kherson Oblast, Ukraine’s Prosecutor General’s Office reported on Sept. 14.
"The six-year-old boy suffered catastrophic fatal injuries, and his 13-year-old brother was seriously wounded when Russian shells hit a private house and the surrounding area in the village of Novodmytrivka," the prosecutor’s office said.
"Three neighbors were also injured as they tried to help but came under Russian fire. Several private houses and outbuildings were also damaged."
The Prosecutor's General Office has opened an investigation into the violation of the laws and customs of war in connection with premeditated murder.
At least 503 children have been killed in Ukraine and 1,122 have been injured since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion.
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