Russian medical teams have opened a mobile hospital in eastern Aleppo, with footage released Wednesday showing surgeons, therapists and pediatricians providing care to locals.
Head of the medical unit Ruslan Guzeev reported that “at the moment about 100 people got assistance, we plan to provide help to 100 more”.
The area of deployment of the hospital is guarded by Russian military police.
The Old City of Aleppo has started to show signs of opening up again after the area was taken back by the Syrian Arab Army from opposition forces. Shop owners have started preparations to go back to business and workers returned to factories following Syrian Prime Minister Imad Khamis’ statement that restoration of the city’s production abilities was a top priority.
SOT, Major Ruslan Guzeev, Chief of medical department of special purpose, (Russian): “Medical detachment of special purpose got a task to be deployed in the Eastern districts of Aleppo and get ready to provide medical care to everyone. At the moment two tents are deployed: surgical and therapeutic and paediatric. At the moment about 100 people got assistance, we plan to provide help to 100 more.”