Three medical workers injured after Russia attacks a hospital in Kharkiv Oblast

Aftermath of the Russian attacks on Kharkiv, May 14, 2024
Aftermath of the Russian attacks on Kharkiv, May 14, 2024

Three medical workers were injured after Russia attacked a hospital in Malodanylivka, Kharkiv Oblast on the morning of May 15, community head Oleksandr Hololobov told Suspilne.

The bomb struck a residential area, causing damage to the hospital and two nearby vehicles.

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Two nurses sustained injuries: one with a traumatic brain injury and the other with a knee wound that required stitches.

The chief doctor suffered a concussion.

Despite the damage, the hospital will continue to operate.

“We are currently boarding up the windows with plywood panels and making decisions about how the hospital will function,” Hololobov said.

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“It will still accept patients, we just need to figure out the logistics. In any case, patient care will not be compromised.”

Russian forces also struck central Kharkiv, injuring 22 people on May 14.

The attack, involving a D-30SN guided bomb, damaged around 20 high-rise buildings and a school, destroyed 15 garages, and obliterated four cars.

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