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Only 12 civilians make it out of Azovstal ‘Alamo’ as Russia accused of breaking ceasefire

Only 12 civilians make it out of Azovstal ‘Alamo’ as Russia accused of breaking ceasefire

ONLY 12 civilians made it out of the Azovstal “Alamo” yesterday as Ukraine accused Russia of breaking a ceasefire.

Hundreds are holed up along with thousands of defenders at the besieged Mariupol steel plant.

Russia is continuing to shell the plant in Mariupol, Ukraine[/caption]

Russia’s failure to seize it has scotched hopes of a win before Monday’s Victory Day parade in Moscow to mark the end of World War Two.

Andriy Biletsky, leading the defence with the elite Azov Battalion, said: “The fighting is continuing, the shelling does not stop.

“Every minute of procrastination is the life of civilians, soldiers and the wounded.”

At least one soldier died and six others were wounded when Russian forces hit a car with a guided anti-tank weapon.

The Azov unit released footage of a bloodied soldier whose arm appears to be broken and burnt.

Russia denied reports it was trying to storm the plant and said airstrikes, tank and naval shellings were to stop fighters moving to new positions.



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Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency said just 12 civilians made it out of the plant yesterday.

The UN earlier said 500 people had fled in a Red Cross mercy mission.

Survivors said they were strip-searched and made to hand over their phones while passing Russian checkpoint.

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky insisted peace talks will be called off if civilians are killed.

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