The surgeons had to operate with helmets and bulletproof vests, the Russian Ministry of Health reported today.
“They brought a wounded man with an unexploded mine in the right gluteal region. Surgeons were issued bulletproof vests, helmets. Thank God everything went well for both the wounded man and the surgeon. Nothing exploded, everyone survived,” said the head of the department of general emergency surgery at the First Petersburg State Medical University named after Pavlov of the Russian Ministry of Health Andrey Korolkov.