Approximately 5,000 people, including about 210 children, have been killed in the southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol since Russian forces laid siege to it.
This, estimated data was revealed yesterday, March 28th, 2022 through a spokesperson for the mayor.
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The data released by Boichenko’s office showed 90 percent of buildings had been damaged and 40pc destroyed, including hospitals, schools, kindergartens and factories.
About 140,000 people had fled the city on the Sea of Azov before the Russian siege began and 150,000 have exited since then, leaving 170,000 still there, according to the data.
Boichenko, who is no longer in Mariupol, had said on national television earlier yesterday that about 160,000 civilians were still trapped in the city.