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Kyiv attack: Debris cleared at Okhmatdyt hospital, 5 more bodies found in ruined house

Kyiv attack: Debris cleared at Okhmatdyt hospital, 5 more bodies found in ruined house Photo: Aftermath of the attack on Okhmatdyt children's hospital (Vitalii Nosach, RBC-Ukraine).

Rescue operations on the territory of Okhmatdyt hospital have been completed in Kyiv, according to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES).

As a result of the Russian attack on Okhmatdyt children's hospital, two people were killed and 32 wounded sought medical care. Eight children were hospitalized with injuries.

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said that rescuers had recovered the bodies of two more women from the rubble of a house in the Shevchenkivskyi district. In total, 10 residents of this building have been killed.

The search and rescue operation at the site continues.


Klitschko said that the body of another woman had just been removed from the rubble of a ruined building.

"There are already 11 dead in this house," he summarized.

Later, Klitschko said that rescuers recovered the bodies of 5 people from the rubble of the house. In total, 12 people were killed in the Shevchenkivskyi district.

Shelling of Ukraine

On July 8, 2024, the Russian military committed another brutal act of terror against Ukraine, launching a large-scale missile attack on peaceful cities. The attack began with the shelling of Kryvyi Rih and the Kropyvnytskyi district. Subsequently, explosions occurred in Kyiv and the Kyiv region, where air defense was activated.

In total, they fired 38 missiles of various types. One of them hit the Okhmatdyt children's hospital, causing extensive damage and endangering the lives of children and medical staff.

Read all the details of the massive shelling in the RBC-Ukraine report.