9-year-old girl is injured by shrapnel during Russian attack in Kyiv
In the Darnytskyi district of Kyiv, 7 people were wounded in a morning rocket attack, including a nine-year-old child
Maryna Tkachuk, the girl's mother, told Espreso.TV about the condition of 9-year-old Albina.
"It happened instantly, not even a second, but a millisecond. At the time of the explosion, the window was smashed. The child was in her bed and she jumped out of it right at me. At that moment, the window flew out, most likely, the fragments injured her leg and arm," the woman said.
According to her mother, Albina has two lacerations. She and the child have already visited doctors, the girl had two lacerations on her leg stitched up and a wound on her arm treated. Now the child is in a safe place, with relatives in Kyiv. She is extremely scared.
On the morning of September 21, Ukraine experienced two waves of missile attacks from the Russian Federation. In the Darnytskyi district of Kyiv, shrapnel fell on a non-residential building without causing a fire. In addition, shrapnel fell on a service station, causing a fire over an area of 400 square meters and setting parked cars on fire. The windows of a two-story dormitory were also damaged.
There are victims of the attacks in Kyiv, Kyiv region, Cherkasy and Kharkiv. A hotel in Cherkasy was destroyed. Russian missiles hit an industrial facility and a warehouse in Drohobych, Lviv region. In Rivne, Russia hit energy and civilian infrastructure, and air defense was operating in Khmelnytskyi region. The Ukrainian Air Force and the Defense Forces destroyed 36 out of 43 cruise missiles. All other details about the morning's massive attack can be found here