Tiny newborns have been brought to relative safety in a makeshift bomb shelter deep inside a children’s hospital in Dnipro, amid fears of Russian attacks
Image: Dr. Denis Surkov)
Newborn babies, just a few hours old, were rushed from the safety of a neonatal unit in Ukraine to a makeshift shelter to avoid Putin’s bombs.
About 12 tiny babies were brought down by brave doctors and nurses to the basement of the building in Dnipro.
Inside, they were carefully cuddled by staff from Dnipropetrovsk Children’s Hospital, who feared for their young children’s lives, Sun report.
It follows reports of other hospitals suffering from missile damage in cities besieged by the Kremlin’s powerful armed forces.
Dr Denis Surkov, 51, head of neonatology at Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Children’s Hospital, said: “This is a neonatal intensive care unit. In a bomb shelter.
“Can you imagine? This is our reality”.
Earlier, it was reported that the cancer center of another hospital was engulfed in flames after Russian forces opened the door. fire on the building.
Dr. Denis Surkov)
Dr. Denis Surkov)
Shocking footage, shot in Melitopol, in the southeastern part of the war-torn country, shows heavy fire near the hospital before explosions in the building.
The site then immediately began to burn before more gunshots were aimed at the center – which is used to help people with cancer – leaving dozens of bullet holes.
Russian rockets are believed to have destroyed a nursery elsewhere in Ukraine, with drone footage appearing to show the bodies of two adults surrounded by blood outside the building.
Outraged Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba wrote on Twitter: “Today’s Russian attacks on a kindergarten and an orphanage are war crimes and a violation of the Rome Statute. #
“Along with the Prosecutor General’s Office, we are collecting this and other facts, which we will immediately send to The Hague.
“Responsibility is inevitable.”
Images were also shared of frightened Ukrainian children being led down the subway systems to shelter from Russian shelling as air raid sirens sounded in the murky echoes of World War. Monday.
The UK will personally sanction Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister Sergei Lavrov after Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine Downing Street said.
Boris Johnson told a virtual meeting of NATO leaders that London would target the Russian president and his key ally in Moscow “imminent” because of the Kremlin’s “revisionist mission” to reverse reverse the post-Cold War order.
The Prime Minister also called on the leaders to “cause maximum pain to President Putin and his regime” by excluding Russia from the network of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) – which could crippled Russia’s ability to trade with most of the world.
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