Russian missile attack on Kharkiv sports ground critically injures three kids

Four children have injured as a result of the Russian strike on Kharkiv on May 8
Four children have injured as a result of the Russian strike on Kharkiv on May 8

A Russian attack on a sports ground in Kharkiv injured four children, three of whom are in serious condition, said regional governor Oleh Synehubov on Telegram on May 9.

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A 15-year-old boy underwent surgical treatment for his injuries and remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit. Medical experts describe his condition as severe, although stable.

A 14-year-old boy is also in critical but stable condition after being moved from the operating room to the intensive care unit.

Another 14-year-old boy, who underwent surgery to remove fragments, is presently in the intensive care unit, with medical personnel striving to save his limb.

An 8-year-old girl suffered superficial injuries of moderate severity and has been released for outpatient treatment.

Synehubov reported damage to the school building and several nearby apartment buildings following the attack.

Explosions rattled Kharkiv on May 8. The Russians targeted the school premises, resulting in injuries to seven people, including four children. Three boys were playing soccer on the sports ground when the Russian attack occurred.

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