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Five injured Ukrainian soldiers flown to Ireland by air ambulance

It’s the first time that Ukrainian soldiers have been brought to Ireland from the conflict.

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FIVE INJURED UKRAINIAN soldiers have been airlifted to Ireland this weekend.

Three soldiers arrived this afternoon via private air ambulance jet and were transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin and University Hospital Galway.

Two had arrived on Friday and were taken to Cork University Hospital. The transfers were arranged by the EU, Ireland’s National Ambulance Service and the HSE.

The transfer is the first time that Ukrainian soldiers have been brought to Ireland from the conflict.

It is understood that the transfer is part of a diplomatic arrangement.

Additional reporting by Emer Moreau

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