53 children drowned in Ukraine in the summer of 2018. This was reported by First Deputy Chairman of the National Police Vyacheslav Abroskin on Facebook.
"Only for the period from June 1 to August 16, 2018, 53 children died as a result of drowning, from them: in the age of 10 years - 22 children, 11-13 years - 15 children and 14-17 years - 16 children", wrote Abroskin.
According to him, 51 children died during the same period as a result of road accidents.
"For comparison, according to the Ministry of Social Policy in the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions for the entire war 68 children were killed," the deputy chairman of the National Police stressed.
He also reported on the number of attempts to commit suicide.
"During the seven months of this year, 156 suicide attempts have been carried out, 58 of them have been completed and the minors have died. During the summer, 6 suicides were committed, "Abroskin wrote.