An operation to evacuate civilians trapped in a steelworks within the southern metropolis of Mariupol is beneath manner, the UN says.
Ukrainian President Zelensky mentioned a gaggle of about 100 individuals left and may arrive within the city of Zaporizhzhia on Monday.
Some individuals had been transferred to Russian-held areas of east Ukraine. One lady, Natalia Usmanova, spoke to informed reporters that she had endured “two months of darkness” within the industrial complicated.
About 1,000 civilians have been sheltering within the huge community of underground tunnels and shelters, and issues had been rising about their circumstances amid dwindling meals and water provides.