Sweden deported a Ukrainian woman who lost a leg during the attack

В Швеции выдворяют украинку, потерявшую ногу во время теракта

Irina was a witness in the case of terrorist Akilov.

Migration service of Sweden explained its decision by the fact that the woman is unable to take care of themselves.

In Sweden, the migration service refused to extend residence permits of the citizen of Ukraine who lost a leg in the terrorist attack in Stockholm in April 2017.

It is reported by the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet on Thursday, August 16.

It is noted that in the day of the attack 38-year-old Irina came to the Mall Ahlens shopping and came under the wheels of a truck that was driven into pedestrians.

The woman was in the hospital for three weeks. She underwent several operations, but doctors were unable to save his right leg. In hospital Irina called for Prime Minister Stefan lofven promised that all will be well.

After that Ukrainian more than a year living in Stockholm with her daughter. She had temporary permission to stay because she was a witness in the case of suicide. Akilov, who has made arrival on pedestrians.

But recently, the Migration service of Sweden refused to Irina in the permanent residence permit, having reasoned its decision by the fact that the woman is unable to take care of myself, so have to go home for medical help and support of friends and relatives.

Migration service believes that Irina needs medical attention and rehabilitation available in Ukraine and a decision to deport her from the country contradicts the European Convention on human rights.

Irina and her daughter has two weeks to voluntarily leave Sweden. But she plans to appeal the decision of the Migration service.

We will remind, on 7 April 2017 citizen of Uzbekistan Rakhmat Akilov stole a truck and drove into pedestrians in Central Stockholm. Then, five people died and ten were injured.

Prime Minister Stefan lofven said that the truck hitting the crowd of people in Stockholm is a terrorist attack.

In June of this year Akilov was sentenced to life imprisonment.

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