09:29 23.11.2022

Two people rescued from rubble of maternity ward of Volniansk hospital in Zaporizhia region, baby died – service

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Two people rescued from rubble of maternity ward of Volniansk hospital in Zaporizhia region, baby died – service

Rescuers pulled a medic and a woman out from under the rubble of the maternity ward of Volniansk hospital in Zaporizhia region, which the Russians fired at with rockets at night, a child died, the State Emergency Service has said.

"On the night of November 23, in the town of Volniansk, Zaporizhia region, as a result of a missile attack on the territory of a local hospital, a two-story building of a polyclinic maternity ward was destroyed. Currently, there was one woman in labor with a newborn child, as well as a doctor. As a result of the attack, a baby born in 2022 birth died, the woman and the doctor were rescued from the rubble of the building by the State Emergency Service," the ministry said on Telegram channel.

Rescuers said that, according to preliminary information, no one else was under the rubble.

Some 67 people and 14 units were involved from the State Emergency Service. Work continues. More information will be later.

Earlier, Head of the regional military administration Oleksandr Starukh reported about the death of the child.

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