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Ukraine war: Operating on a baby in the dark after missiles hit Kyiv

On 23 November when Russian missiles hit Kyiv, most of the city’s hospital was left without most of its power.

A team of doctors continued to work despite the outage; performing heart surgery on a baby under the dim light of handheld LED torches and some support from electrical generators.

During the day of the attack, Kyiv Heart Institute successfully completed 10 open-heart surgeries.

The BBC spoke to Professor Borys Todurov, who lead the teams as they operated in near-darkness.

Video by Gem O’Reilly

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