Russian troops continue to attack the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, shelling and bombarding the Ukrainian defenders with tanks and heavy artillery.
The Azov regiment reported this on Telegramaccording to Ukrinform.
“The enemy continues to attack the territory of the Azovstal plant. On the 80th day of the full-scale invasion by the aggressor country, the occupiers drop air bombs on the defenders of Mariupol, deploying artillery heavy and tanks,” the statement said.
The enemy also uses a large number of infantry to try to attack the Ukrainian positions.
The Azov regiment pointed out that “despite the extremely critical situation, the defenders, making superhuman efforts, repel attempts to break through the positions of the defenders and deter enemy troops.”
As reported, Ukraine is negotiating the evacuation of 60 people from the Azovstal steel plant.
Fighters of the Azov regiment, marines and motorized riflemen continue to defend Mariupol.
Russian aggressors are constantly bombarding the territory of the Azovstal plant with all kinds of weapons. There are 600 wounded among the soldiers. There is a serious shortage of drugs. People are dying in agony.
President Volodymyr Zelensky said Ukrainian authorities were working on diplomatic options to save residents of Azovstal. He also said that Israel, Switzerland, Turkey and Finland were involved in the process of negotiations with Russia on the evacuation of fighters.