Bartosz Cichocki, the Ambassador of Poland in Kyiv, confirmed the information about the wounded Polish volunteer who was injured in Ukraine in Russian shelling.
Source: European Pravda with reference to TVN24
On Saturday, Anton Herashchenko, the adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, reported that two volunteers from Poland were injured.
Quote: “A Russian rocket hit a bus of Polish volunteers carrying humanitarian aid to the city of Chasiv Yar. Two volunteers were injured,” he wrote.
Herashchenko added that one of the victims was evacuated to a hospital in Dnipro.
At the same time, Cichocki confirmed the injury of only one Polish citizen.
Quote: “We have received information about an injured citizen of the Republic of Poland. He is receiving medical attention and will be treated,” he said, without giving any other details.
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The PAP agency also spoke with a representative of the Polish aid initiative Nehemiasz. The volunteers went as part of this group. He told the outlet about two wounded Poles.
Quote: “A minibus of Poles belonging to this initiative was attacked late on Thursday. Six people were injured, including two Poles. They both live in Poznań. One of them is in a stable but critical condition. The other is in a better condition. We keep in touch with their families and the embassy in Kyiv. We would like to be able to welcome them to Poland in a week or two,” he said.
He added that the volunteers “were immediately evacuated from the shelling zone, hospitalised and received medical assistance.”
Chasiv Yar is an urban-type settlement in Donetsk Oblast. It is located about 10 kilometres to the west of Bakhmut.
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