KOSICE (Dagbladet): On Friday, the whole world woke to the news that Russia attacked Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, Zaporizhia.
Of course, the townspeople noticed this too, and Pisecka’s single mother Julia Volodymyrivna was the energetic type: She took one of the children, an 11-year-old boy, with her, and went to the train station. There he put her on the first train to Slovakia.
– I can’t go alone, because my husband has died and I have a disabled mother, apart from having several children, says Pisesca’s mother Julia Volodymyrivna.
Phone number on hand
The Slovak Ministry of the Interior which tells the story of a boy traveling alone on its Facebook page.
“This was the biggest hero of last night,” they wrote, adding: “An 11-year-old boy from Zaporizhia crossed the border from Ukraine to Slovakia. But one plastic bag, passport and phone number were written on hand ».
Subsequently, it turned out that the boy came alone, because the mother could not leave Ukraine.
“Volunteers in Slovakia took care of him, took him to heat and gave him food and drink, which they packed for his onward journey,” according to the Interior Ministry.
– True hero
The police took the boy with them and went to the Slovak capital, where he was received by his relatives, they continued.
“He won everyone over with his smile, courage and determination. A real hero ”, wrote the Slovak and pointed out that the phone number on hand and the note entered into the boy’s passport kept him safe with his relatives.
Mora said that her husband had died, and that she could not leave Ukraine because she could not take her disabled mother and several children with her. It is not clear how many children he has in total.
– I thank Slovakia for being able to take my son to a safe port, the mother said in a video.
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