In Chernihiv, a maternity hospital damaged as a result of shelling is being repaired

In Chernihiv, a maternity hospital is being repaired at state expense, which was damaged by debris as a result of rocket and bomb attacks by Russian troops.

This is reported Chernihiv OVAreports Ukrinform.

It is noted that more than 100 windows, a door, the facade of the main building and the roof were damaged in the building.

“Since February 24, 493 children have already been born in our maternity hospital. Doctors are used to working in military conditions. Currently, work is underway to replace windows and double-glazed windows. We are also negotiating with the Red Cross. They promise to help with the repair of the roof. We plan to complete everything by winter,” said Vladimir Vinnitsky, Deputy General Director for Technical Issues of the KNP Maternity Hospital of the Chernihiv City Council.

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Currently, work is underway to restore the hospital building: window blocks and doors are being replaced, external and internal slopes and window sills are being equipped. Work is expected to be completed by the end of August.

The OVA informed that the government allocated UAH 250 million for the urgent restoration of critical infrastructure and for carrying out priority non-capital repairs in the region. The total estimated cost of repairing the maternity hospital is about UAH 2 million.

As reported, on February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The troops of the Russian Federation are shelling and destroying key infrastructure facilities, carrying out massive shelling of residential areas of Ukrainian cities and villages using artillery, multiple launch rocket systems, and ballistic missiles.

Photo: Chernihiv OVA

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