“The shells fell right near our house. I was seasick and went outside. Then I walk in and she…”

"Снаряды падали прямо возле нашего дома. Я укачала Кристину и вышла на улицу. Потом захожу, а она..."

A little girl from Donbass has experienced a terrible shock to the whole body during fighting

Little girl named Christine from the village near Popasna was struck by the phenomenal disease. In the summer of 2015 she completely lost her hair. The details of the story, the girl’s mother, Irina, told the BBC.

According to relatives, one morning Christina just woke up bald. On the body of the child gradually fell absolutely all hair, including eyebrows and eyelashes. It happened shortly after the terrible attack which happened in winter of the same year. The whistling and crashing of shells was very loud and sudden and the baby just fell asleep.

"Снаряды падали прямо возле нашего дома. Я укачала Кристину и вышла на улицу. Потом захожу, а она..."

“The shells were falling directly into the hill near our house. I was seasick and went outside. Then I go, she cries. I was scared, too”, — shared Irina unpleasant memories. The woman added that in 2015, the area of Donbass is often fired. Over time, the family became accustomed to the rumble, but the effects of the horror are still visible.

Local doctors only shrug. Medical examinations and tests did not reveal the nature of the disease. Experts suggest that cause of hair loss, lush hair has become a strong stimulation of the nervous system. Probably it is the fear during the attack made the body a three year old Christina completely bald.

"Снаряды падали прямо возле нашего дома. Я укачала Кристину и вышла на улицу. Потом захожу, а она..."

According to mother, a dermatologist from Lisichansk offered to buy the girl a wig. Other doctors suggest to send Christina on a medical examination in Kyiv or even in a foreign clinic. But while the family has no money even to travel to the Ukrainian capital. And in the area of conflict is sorely lacking children’s doctors and medical equipment.

“Normal medicine for children there is no opportunity for a complete examination no put in the hospital child impossible. This is a big problem here,” said Tatiana Koshel, coordinator of the humanitarian headquarters “Scilla” in the Maori management of the UN high Commissioner for refugees.

Meanwhile, the grown-up Kristina remains mobile, cheerful and sociable girl. She told reporters that he loves to jump and run. Still in the vicinity of the village heard gun shots, but the baby not so much afraid.

Recall that the injury to the child in the head near the Dnieper river: the mother in tears of shared grief.

As reported Politeka, Donetsk, the militants forced the kid to shoot “Nazis” from the machine: “the Fire, Bogdan, fire!”.

Also Politeka wrote that the tragedy of the child occurred in the Lviv region: save failed.