Chief of Russian General Staff wounded in Ukraine 

  01 May 2022    Read: 216
  Chief of Russian General Staff wounded in Ukraine 

Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov has been wounded on the territory of Ukraine, near Izium, Kharkiv Oblast, said military journalist and blogger Alexander Shulman, AzVision.az reports. 

The 66-year-old Russian general received a shrapnel wound in the upper third of the right leg without a bone fracture. The shrapnel was removed; there is no danger to his life. Army General Gerasimov and other officers were sitting at the command post, which got hit by an accurate strike of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. According to preliminary information, 20 officers were killed.

The Telegram channel Vertikal reports that the Chief of the Russian General Staff is trying to leave Izium, where the Russian troops are suffering huge losses, and their supplies have been interrupted.

According to the channel, on May 1, an explosion occurred in Izium at the site where the headquarters of the Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov, who recently arrived in the region to personally command the offensive in the Izium operation zone, is located.


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