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Doctors Say Surgery Successful For Ukrainian Mayor Shot in Back & Sent to Israel

Haifa hospital reports the emergency surgery performed on Gennady Kernes’ gunshot wound to his back in Ukraine was successful, and he will remain in Israel under observation.

By AFP and Arutz Sheva


The mayor of the east Ukraine city of Kharkiv, who was wounded critically after being shot in the back by an unknown assailant, has been flown to Israel for treatment, local officials and the Israeli hospital treating him said Tuesday.

Mayor of Kharkiv, Ukraine, Gennady (Moshe) Kernes – Photo: Reuters

Yury Sydorenko, director of information at Kharkiv city council, said Israeli doctors decided after examining his wounds that mayor Gennady Kernes could be transported and he was flown out early Tuesday. Continue Reading »