10:36 22.11.2023

Body of second victim found under rubble of hospital in Selydove, search is underway for another person – Emergency Service

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Body of second victim found under rubble of hospital in Selydove, search is underway for another person – Emergency Service

The death toll as a result of the Russian occupiers' attack on a hospital in the town of Selydove, Donetsk region, has increased to two, according to the Telegram channel of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.

"Two deaths are already known. The body of another person was recovered by rescuers from under the rubble of a partially destroyed hospital," the service said in the statement.

At the same time, the department said rescue work at the attack site continues, and one more person may be under the rubble. Rescuers have already dismantled 78 tonnes of destroyed building structures.

Earlier, Donetsk Regional Military Administration said two people were killed and eight were injured as a result of an attack on a hospital and a mine in Selydove on Tuesday night. According to acting head of the regional military administration Ihor Moroz one person died in the hospital and one in the mine territory." "As a result of the strike in the mine, seven buildings, 14 cars and five buses were damaged. The hospital's clinic, infectious diseases and emergency departments were partially destroyed," Moroz said.

However, later the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine said one person was killed and eight were injured as a result of the strike.

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