MOSCOW, September 21. /TASS/. A plane of Russia’s Emergencies Ministry will take to Moscow more than 20 children from the war-torn Donbas who need medical treatment, the ministry’s press service said on Monday.
A total of 21 children aged between one month and 18 years, and also two citizens of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics aged 19 and 21 will be sent to hospitals in Moscow upon their arrival.
The Il-76 military transport aircraft equipped with special medical modules has left the Ramenskoye airfield near Moscow for Rostov-on-Don, in southern Russia, a spokesperson said.
The children have various diagnoses but all of them need highly-qualified medical aid, he added.
During the flight, the children will be accompanied by the doctors from the Centrospas rescue team and the all-Russian emergency medicine center Zachita of the Health Ministry.