Anti-aircraft sirens sounded this morning in almost all Ukrainian regions: The Kyiv Independent reports. About 60 civilians were missing after the air raid of the Russian army yesterday noon on a school with a shelter in the village of Belohervka, Lugansk region. This was announced by the head of the regional military administration, Sergei Gaidai, on the Telegram taken by Ukrinform. “It is likely that all 60 people left under the rubble of buildings are likely to have perished,” Gaidai writes. Yesterday, the Ukrainian emergency services reported at least two victims. Ninety people were hiding in the basement, and in the evening at least thirty people were rescued.
In the meantime, we learn it More than 300 civilians have been rescued since the evacuation from the Azovstal steel plant began. This was announced by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, in a message to the nation carried by CNN. “I am grateful to the ICRC and UN teams for helping us finish the first phase of the evacuation mission – he said -. More than 300 people, women and children, have been rescued.”
“We are preparing the second stage of the evacuation mission: the wounded and the doctors. If everyone respects the agreements. If there are no lies. And we are evacuating our army. All heroes are in defense of Mariupol,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Referring to the soldiers still fortified in the steel mill. “It is very difficult. I am sure that everyone understands the main reason. But let us not lose hope. We do not stop. Every day we are looking for a diplomatic option that can work,” he added.
“It seems I found myself in a hellish reality show, where we are the army, fighting for our lives, trying every chance to save ourselves, and the whole world just watching a fun story. The only difference is this. It’s not a movie and we’re not fictional characters “: so in a Facebook post Serhiy Volyna, commander of the 36th Marine Brigade of the Ukrainian Army, fortified with the troops of the Azov Regiment at the steel plant. He adds: “Higher powers, we await the result of your actions … Time is running out and time is our life!”
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