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Medics fight war injuries without power in Ukraine

SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: ++CLIENTS: EDIT CONTAINS SHOTS OF VERY DISTRESSED RELATIVES OF PATIENT AND SURGEONS OPERATING++ASSOCIATED PRESS ?Kherson – 22 November 2022?1. Plastic sandals with blood on them outside house of wounded 13-year-old boy Arthur Voblikov?2. Medics outside house?HEADLINE: Medics Fight War Injuries Without Power in Ukraine?3. Young woman crying; UPSOUND: explosion?4. Another woman speaking, people running into house?ANNOTATION: "The booms of explosions continue as medics arrive to help an injured boy in Kherson, a recently recaptured area in southern Ukraine."?ANNOTATION: "Everyone rushes for shelter."?5. Injured boy's mother, Natalia Voblikova, and her daughter arriving at house and crying?ANNOTATION: "The injured boy's mother, and sister arrive."?6. Voblikova holding her head in her hands?7. Mother and daughter crying and going into house; UPSOUND: explosion ?ANNOTATION: "Then, the sound of another explosion nearby."?8. Voblikova holding her head in her hands?9. Blood on ground?10. Tracking of car following ambulance?ANNOTATION: "It's a journey down bumpy roads to the hospital."?11. Exterior of hospital with Voblikova and daughter going in?12. Various of doctors treating Arthur Voblikov by the light of electric torches?13. Voblikova holding her hands together and crying?ANNOTATION: "Night falls early in Ukraine during the winter. It's dark by the time doctors start treating 13-year-old Arthur Voblikov."?14. Various of man plugging electricity cable?ANNOTATION: "The hospital does not have a regular power supply."?15. Various of hospital staff carrying Arthur on stretcher up flights of stairs to sixth floor operating theatre?ANNOTATION: "There's no electricity for the lift. It's a struggle to get the stretcher up six floors to the operating room."?16. Various of hospital staff taking Arthur down corridor and into operating theatre, and operating on his left arm?17. SOUNDBITE (Ukrainian) Surgeon?"It's hard without a lift, hard without light, to get the child to the sixth floor. And there's no water, no heating."?18. SOUNDBITE (Ukrainian) Surgeon?"When shells explode nearby, it's also hard."?19. Surgeon operating on Arthur?20. Wide of operating theatre?ANNOTATION: "Surgeons are forced to amputate a part of Arthur's left arm." ?21. Hospital staff showing a piece of shrapnel taken out from another child during operation ?22. Wide of dark corridor?23. SOUNDBITE (Ukrainian) Natalia Voblikova, injured boy's mother?"They're not people. You can't call even call them (Russians) animals. Because animals take care of their own. They shoot at civilians, at children. We didn't ask them to come here, and we didn't kill any of their children. So why are they killing our children?"?24. Various of hospital staff looking after new babies in a general children's ward?ANNOTATION: "In the same hospital, newborn babies are starting their lives amid war."?25. Exterior of hospital with lights in only a few of the windows, and the night sky with stars aboveSTORYLINEAt least one person was killed and three others injured by Russian shelling in Kherson in the last 24 hours, according to the Ukrainian President's office. One of those seriously injured was 13-year-old Artur Voblikov whose hand was severed in the blast.His mother Natalia Voblikova wasn't home when the strike happened and when she heard the explosions she didn't know if he was dead or alive.Since Russia retreated from the regional capital nearly two weeks ago, cutting water and power lines in its wake, doctors say caring for patients is becoming harder, especially as attacks increase. Across the city, many doctors are working in the dark, unable to use elevators to transport patients to surgery and operating with headlamps, cell phones and flashlights.In some hospitals, key equipment no longer works. Carefully manoeuvring the stretcher up the hospital's narrow staircase, a team of medical workers carry the sedated 13-year-old up six flights to the operating room where they are forced to amputate his hand.Seated in a dark hallway in the hospital with her daughter, the two console each other waiting for his surgery to end. "They are not people. You can't even call (Russians) animals, because animals take care of their own," said Voblikova. One of the surgeons said children were arriving with severe injuries to their heads and internal organs.He revealed a piece of shrapnel extricated from a 14-year-old boy's stomach.Meanwhile at the top floor of the hospital, staff are caring for babies and children in a ward with just a single lamp.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.




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