URCS volunteers helping rescuers eliminate consequences of Russian missile attacks in Kyiv, Kharkiv
Volunteers of the rapid response units of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS), together with rescuers, are conducting search operations in the districts of Kharkiv and Kyiv, which were attacked by Russian missiles on Tuesday morning, and are providing assistance to the victims.
"Kharkiv. Two strikes at 04:00 and 07:00 in the center. Most of the hits were in Saltivka and Kyiv districts … A rapid response team of 18 people quickly went to the scene to help people," the URCS reported on Facebook.
Volunteers are helping to carry out search and evacuation work, together with rescuers, four people were taken out from under the rubble, two injured people were transported to medical institutions, a disabled person was evacuated from the 4th floor of the damaged building.
Currently, the search for people under the rubble of a house in Kharkiv continues. The volunteers involved dog handlers in the search work. In addition, URCS volunteers are on duty at the scene to provide necessary assistance to the victims.
In Kyiv, the volunteers of the URCS rapid response unit went to the places of elimination of the consequences of missile strikes. They have established a point of assistance to rescuers and victims, where one can keep warm, recharge gadgets, and receive first aid. Volunteers provided first aid to several people with minor injuries.
As reported, according to the latest data, six people were killed and more than 50 injured as a result of the morning Russian missile strikes on Kharkiv.
As a result of the missile strike in Kyiv, it is known about 22 victims, 13 of them were hospitalized.