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BARNAUL, July 17. /TASS/. Volunteers have donated one million rubles (some $17,000) for a 16-year old boy from Siberia’s Altai Republic who lost both arms in an attempt rescue a stray kitten.
The incident occurred in early June when Yaroslav Shishov accidentally touched a power transmission line when he was trying to get the kitten down from a tree.
Shishov suffered severe burns and as a result his arms had to be amputated..
“One million rubles was collected for prosthetic arms,” said Tatiana Kobzeva, mother of Shishov’s classmate.
She said …
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