- Eight-year-old boy left in grave condition in Dnipro, Ukraine’s fourth largest city
- Fire left 35 per cent of his body covered in burns and condition is life threatening
- Reports say the bullies were many years older him and attacked near his home
- Police launched an investigation against the bullies for causing grievous harm
A schoolboy has been hospitalised in critical condition after being set alight by bullies in Ukraine.
Kyrylo Yatsun, eight, suffered horrific burns to 35 per cent of his body following the shocking incident which occurred in Dnipro, Ukraine’s fourth-largest city.
The boy is said to have been playing in the courtyard near his apartment block when he was attacked by local bullies several years older than him.