Posts Tagged ‘War injuries’

Surge of amputations in Ukraine rival horrors of WWI

Thursday, August 10th, 2023

In February, Ruslana Danilkina (pictured), a 19-year-old Ukrainian soldier, came under fire near the front line around Zaporizhzhia in south-eastern Ukraine. Shrapnel tore her left leg off above the knee. She clutched her severed thigh bone and watched medics place her severed leg into the vehicle that took her to a hospital. “I was holding Read more