Mariupol steelworks bunker - Ukrainian civilians evacuated


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from eNews May 3, 2022

Dozens of civilians have been evacuated from Mariupol to both Russia-controlled and Ukraine-controlled territory after weeks under siege. Some have left the Azovstal steelworks, the last hold-out of Ukrainian troops in the strategically significant city. Russia said dozens of civilians have arrived in a village it controls. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said a large group is also on its way to Zaporizhzhia, which Ukraine maintains control of. The United Nations confirmed that a 'safe passage operation' had begun to evacuate the citizens on Saturday, and that it was involved alongside the Red Cross.


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