Currently, about 80% of the city’s housing stock has been destroyed, and more than 350,000 Mariupol residents continue to hide in shelters and basements from continuous shelling by Russian occupation forces.
“The situation in Mariupol is critical. The city has been under blockade for 16 days, more than 350,000 Mariupol residents continue to hide in shelters and basements from continuous shelling by Russian occupation forces,” the statement said.
“The destruction is enormous, according to preliminary estimates, about 80% of the city’s housing stock is destroyed, of which almost 30% – can not be restored,” – said the City Council.
It is emphasized that the Armed Forces of Ukraine continue to heroically defend Mariupol and repel the attacks of the enemy, which exceeds in number.
Fighting continues on the outskirts of the city, but “Ukrainian defenders are selflessly fighting for every street”.
The Associated Press published a video from the crowded Mariupol hospital. The shots were taken on March 15. Warning, this video may shock you!