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Donetsk Hospital Hit By Shelling

Amid intense fighting in Donetsk, a shell hit city hospital №3 on January 19. The hospital is located in a separatist-held area. The cardiology department was destroyed, and other parts of the hospital were also damaged. A number of the patients were evacuated to another hospital in the city.

The entrance to the hospital, including a ramp for prams and wheelchairs, covered in rubble.
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The entrance to the hospital, including a ramp for prams and wheelchairs, covered in rubble.

A medical professional and a patient, glimpsed from a ruined stairwell.
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A medical professional and a patient, glimpsed from a ruined stairwell.

Walls pock-marked by shrapnel and smeared in mud thrown up by the explosion.
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Walls pock-marked by shrapnel and smeared in mud thrown up by the explosion.

The canteen in the cardiology department, strewn with shattered glass.
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The canteen in the cardiology department, strewn with shattered glass.

When the explosion occurred, a man was in the bed on the left. He did not suffer any injuries.
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When the explosion occurred, a man was in the bed on the left. He did not suffer any injuries.

Cleaning up...
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Cleaning up...

...and repairing the damage.
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...and repairing the damage.

Gunmen from the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" outside the hospital.
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Gunmen from the self-proclaimed "Donetsk People's Republic" outside the hospital.

It's still standing but the windows were blown out, and masonry shattered. Shelling in Donetsk continued on January 20.
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It's still standing but the windows were blown out, and masonry shattered. Shelling in Donetsk continued on January 20.

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