Wednesday, November 29

The pregnant woman and her baby in the iconic image of the rescue of a bombed hospital in Mariupol dies

The pregnant woman who was rescued on a stretcher after the Russian bombing of a children’s hospital in Mariúpol he has died according to the US agency Associated Press (AP). The image went around the world to show that the Russian offensive was not only against military bases, but also against civilians. In the photograph you can see how her mother held her bloody belly amid the rubble in which the children’s hospital was left in Mariupol.

According to the news agency, the pelvis had been crushed and the hip was dislocated. Doctors tried to rescue the baby with a cesarean section, but he showed no “vital signs,” as surgeon Timur Marin explained to the Associated Press. “More than 30 minutes of resuscitation in the mother did not work. Both died,” Marin recounted. Her mother, knowing that she was losing her baby, shouted “Kill me now!”

Direct attack by Russian troops on children’s hospital. There are people, children under the rubble. Atrocity! How much longer will the world be complicit in ignoring this terror? Close airspace now,” Zelensky wrote on Twitter.

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For his part, the head of the regional military administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, posted a video on Facebook showing the magnitude of the damage caused.

The attack, which caused at least 17 injured according to the Ukrainian authorities, It took place while six humanitarian corridors were open for the evacuation of civilians from the cities, amid mutual accusations of non-compliance with the truces.

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