After the explosion, MSF teams have been responding to urgent medical needs of people injured in the attack. at Kostiantynivka hospital, where 34 patients were admitted, with 15 of these classified as “red cases” requiring immediate lifesaving care.
“I was called urgently to the hospital. When we arrived, there were many wounded people in all the rooms and the corridor. Most were seriously injured – they had mine-explosive injuries and burns,” said IIya Bilokonov, MSF anesthesiologist working at Kostiantynivka hospital. “All trauma surgeons were working, all operating theatres were full. Unfortunately, attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure occurs often here.”