Ukraine war: Dozens more civilians evacuated from Mariupol steel plant

From left, Serhii Tsybulchenko, Ihor Trotsak, Tetyana Trotsak and Elina Tsybulchenko, who fled from the steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine, arrive by bus in Zaporizhzhia, 3 May.
From left, Serhii Tsybulchenko, Ihor Trotsak, Tetyana Trotsak and Elina Tsybulchenko, who fled from the steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine, arrive by bus in Zaporizhzhia, 3 May. Copyright AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File
By Euronews with AP, AFP
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Another 50 civilians were evacuated from the steel plant in the besieged port city of Mariupol on Friday, said Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk in a message on Telegram.

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At least 50 more civilians were evacuated from the steel plant in Mariupol on Friday, Ukrainian officials said, after the United Nations confirmed that an evacuation was under way.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the port city had been destroyed completely, saying there was nothing left to fall to the Russians.

Mariupol has been under constant shelling since early on in Russia's war in Ukraine.

See how Friday unfolded in the blog below.

For a summary of Thursday's developments in Russia's war in Ukraine, click here.

Additional sources • Reuters

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