The story of a 14-year-old resident injured during a missile attack from a helicopter from the village of Samashki
Place of interview: Republic of Ingushetia, a hospital in the city of Nazran
Interview date: November-December 1999
On October 27, 1999m in the village of Samashki, a 14-year-old resident suffered injuries to his legs as a result of shrapnel from a rocket attack launched from a helicopter. The victim talked about the circumstances of his injury. According to the teenager, he did not notice neither the helicopter nor the rockets which were fired from it as he was walking along the street. There was an explosion and he fell. That same day he was taken to the Urus-Martan District Hospital, where his legs were amputated. Three days later, he was first transferred to a hospital in the village of Ordzhonikidzevskaya in Ingushetia, and then to the republican hospital in the city of Nazran.