Under the procedural guidance of the Sumy Regional Prosecutor’s Office, a pre-trial investigation was launched into the fact of violation of the laws and customs of war (Part 1 of Article 438 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).
According to the investigation, on June 23, 2022, at about 4 pm, Russian servicemen, using means of warfare prohibited by international law, fired on the border settlements of Ivolzhanske and Kiyanytsia in the Sumy region. As a result of shelling in his own yard from burning debris, 13-year-old Igor received thermal burns to his lower extremities. The child was provided with appropriate medical care. The enemy is currently investigating the use of phosphorus bombs and incendiary shells during shelling of settlements.
The pre-trial investigation is being carried out by investigators from the Security Service of Ukraine in Sumy Oblast.
Sumy Regional Prosecutor’s Office