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Ukraine: Shelling attack leaves teen girl suffering shrapnel wounds01:17

Ukraine: Shelling attack leaves teen girl suffering shrapnel wounds

Ukraine, Makeevka
August 20, 2014 at 05:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

15-year-old Yana Demina is receiving medical treatment in a children's clinic in Makeevka after being seriously wounded during shelling in the eastern Ukrainian town of Zugres. The teenager was injured after being hit by shrapnel from a shelling attack while swimming in a local river with family and friends.

The right hand side of her body is suffering multiple shrapnel wounds, and she has also broken an arm. Doctors say her condition is stable and she is likely to be discharged in approximately one month.

Ukraine: Shelling attack leaves teen girl suffering shrapnel wounds01:17
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15-year-old Yana Demina is receiving medical treatment in a children's clinic in Makeevka after being seriously wounded during shelling in the eastern Ukrainian town of Zugres. The teenager was injured after being hit by shrapnel from a shelling attack while swimming in a local river with family and friends.

The right hand side of her body is suffering multiple shrapnel wounds, and she has also broken an arm. Doctors say her condition is stable and she is likely to be discharged in approximately one month.