Disabled Man Sacrifices His Life to Save Girlfriend in "Crocus" Attack

Written by Henrik Rothen

Mar.24 - 2024 10:28 AM CET

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Photo: Wiki Commons
A 25-year-old disabled man sacrificed his life to save his girlfriend during the "Crocus" attack.

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A wheelchair-bound man named Maxim gave his life to save his girlfriend during the terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall on March 22, as reported by the Telegram channel Shot.

The deceased's mother shared that her son and his companion were attending a concert by the band "Piknik."

When the shooting began, Maxim could not evacuate in time as the exits were not equipped with ramps.

"He was shot several times in the chest, fell out of his wheelchair directly onto his girlfriend, who was looking into his eyes," the Russian's mother explained to Lenta.

He covered her with his body, saving her life at the cost of his own. The injured girlfriend survived and was hospitalized.

15-Year-Old Helped Hundreds

Earlier, a locksmith named Alexander from Dmitrov in the Moscow region led a group of children out of the Crocus City Hall concert venue. Along with his wife and other people's children, he hid behind a bar counter.

The man helped the minors to escape by crawling to the door.

And then, Russian media have also shared the story of a mere 15-year-old boy named Islam, who worked part-time at Crocus City Hall. He managed to help 100 people to safety when the terrorists opened fire. Read more about it below.

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