Russian invaders shell car in Kherson suburbs: man killed, woman and 2-month-old baby injured
On Monday, November 13, Russian artillery hit a civilian car in the suburbs of Kherson, in which a two-month-old girl and her family were returning from a medical checkup. As a result of the shelling, the driver of the car was killed, the baby and her mother were injured
This was reported by the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Ihor Klymenko.
"To the sound of sirens, juvenile police officers are rushing to the Kherson hospital. They are holding a two-month-old baby," he wrote and posted a video.
He noted that as a result of Russian shelling, the car caught fire.
According to preliminary police reports, the 64-year-old grandfather who was driving the car died in the attack. Due to the extensive burns, an expert examination will be necessary to establish his identity. The 36-year-old mother was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
The two-month-old girl was diagnosed with a mine-blast head wound, moderate severity. Doctors are providing the necessary assistance and fighting for her mother's life.
As the Prosecutor General's Office later clarified, at about 11:40 a.m., Russian troops shelled the road at the entrance to the village in the Kherson region. According to them, the baby's mother suffered traumatic leg amputation, and the child was hospitalized with a mine-blast injury.
The day before, on November 11, the Russian invaders attacked an apartment building in Kherson and shelled the suburbs, killing a man and injuring 5 women. The regional council deputy house was also damaged.