Fight Ends at Azovstal Steel Plant in Mariupol

The war in Ukraine continues and according to Ukrainian military officials, the soldiers who were trapped under the Azovstal Steel Plant have been evacuated. Ukraine’s military did not reveal the number of troops who were evacuated but it’s believed to be anywhere between a few hundred to 1,000, many of which suffered serious injuries and some of whom were missing limbs according to an official. In a statement Ukrainian President Zelenskyy expressed his gratitude to the organizations that helped with the effort saying “Thanks to the actions of the Ukrainian military -the Armed Forces of Ukraine, intelligence, the negotiating team, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations, we hope that we will be able to save the lives of our guys”. Many of the soldiers from the plant were taken to Russian-controlled territories but it is unknown whether they will be released or treated as prisoners of war.