An 11-year-old boy escapes from Ukraine alone, travels 1100 km with a single backpack, crosses the border and praises him as a 'true hero'

It is reported that an 11-year-old boy who lived near the Ukrainian nuclear power plant attacked by Russia was able to travel about 1100 km alone, cross the border, and safely reach his relatives in Slovakia. I am.

'Hero': Slovakians hail boy, 11, who travelled 700 miles alone from Ukraine | Ukraine | The Guardian

Police officials in Slovakia, a neighboring country of Ukraine, said on March 6, 2022, 'The 11-year-old boy from Zaporizhia, who crossed the border from Ukraine to Slovakia, had to remain in Ukraine because his parents had to remain. Relying on a vinyl backpack, a passport, and a relative's phone number on the back of his hand, he evacuated alone. His smile, boldness, and determination make him a real hero and captivate everyone. He praised the Ukrainian boy's courage and reported that he was finally able to meet his relatives at the evacuation site.

The boy's mother was reportedly forced to remain in Ukraine to care for the physically handicapped mother on the bed, the boy's grandmother. However, as the Russian army attacked the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant on March 4, a temporary fire broke out, so it was unavoidable that one child was evacuated to a relative in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia.

The boy on the train to Slovakia was then protected by volunteers, given food and drink, and joined his relatives under the guidance of Slovak authorities.

The boy's name is hidden, but his mother, Julia Pisetskaya, who revealed her identity in a video on Facebook, said in a video released through the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, 'I have lost my husband and have other children. Thank you to the Slovak border authorities and volunteers for protecting my son and helping me cross the border. Thank you so much for saving my child's life. Has a nuclear power plant and Russia has attacked, but he shouldn't have a mother who couldn't move on his own, 'he said, thanking the Slovak people for their efforts to evacuate the boy. Said.

In Ukraine, where attacks by Russian troops are intensifying, the number of evacuees has exceeded 1.5 million as of March 7, and about 4 million people, up to about 10% of the population, will leave the country. Is expected.

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