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Nine-year-old twin boys injured in Russian attack on Kherson Oblast

Saturday, 6 January 2024, 17:08
Nine-year-old twin boys injured in Russian attack on Kherson Oblast
Darivka. Screenshot: Google Maps

Two brothers aged 9 were injured in a Russian attack on Darivka hromada in Kherson Oblast and have been taken to hospital. [A hromada is an administrative unit designating a village, several villages, or a town, and their adjacent territories.]

Source: Kherson Oblast Prosecutor's Office

Quote: "Enemy troops once again targeted Darivka hromada on 6 January 2024.


Two brothers aged 9 sustained shrapnel injuries during the attack. They were taken to hospital.

In addition, a man, 56, was hospitalised due to an attack on Tiahynka hromada."

Details: Oleksandr Prokudin, Head of Kherson Oblast Military Administration, later explained that the 9-year-old twins and their parents had been travelling by car between the settlements of Darivka and Fedorivka when the Russians opened fire.

"The boys were taken to hospital. Their condition has been stabilised. One of them has a foot injury, the other one has injuries to the soft tissue of the anterior abdominal wall. Doctors are conducting further examinations," the official noted.

A 58-year-old man was also injured in Kherson district. He has a shrapnel injury to the chest. His condition is fair.

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