War in Ukraine: Video | The portraits inside the Azovstal steelworks, a makeshift hospital | Videos


Soldiers on crutches with a missing leg, improvised operations with few resources… Photographs by Dmytro Orest, from the Azov battalion, show the interior of the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol, the last bastion of the Ukrainian army in the city besieged Only soldiers remain in the metallurgical plant, some of them seriously injured, after this week the evacuation of the 200 civilians who took refuge in the building’s bunkers was completed. The members of the Ukrainian army who are resisting in the steel mill have had to improvise a hospital to palliate the wounded from the war.

In the video that accompanies this news you can see the conditions that people who resist in the bowels of the steel mill have to face. The survivors who have fled the city and who have managed to reach the city of Zaporizhia, near the Dnieper River, say that the situation at the plant is unsustainable, as they hardly have access to water, medicine or food.

In addition, in the video you can also see some images that the Azov battalion has distributed about an alleged shootout that has been carried out with Russian soldiers inside the facilities. Volodymyr Zelensky, the president of Ukraine, spoke on Thursday about the situation at the metallurgical plant in an interview broadcast on Italian public television: “The civilians have already been evacuated, but now the wounded remain there and we do not want them to stay there. . We will do everything possible ”, he has said.

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