In Mariupol, the Russian invaders began to use incendiary shells against the Ukrainian fighters holding the defense at the Azovstal plant.
It is reported in Telegram Advisor to the Mayor of Mariupol Petro Andryushchenko, Ukrinform reports.
“Yesterday, for the first time, the occupiers used incendiary or phosphorus bombs against the Defenders of Mariupol (we will leave the conclusion to specialists). The occupiers themselves claim that 9M22S incendiary shells with thermite layers were used. The combustion temperature is about 2-2.5 thousand degrees Celsius. It is almost impossible to stop burning .,” he noted.
As Ukrinform reported, there are about 600 seriously wounded soldiers in the shelters of the blocked plant, who cannot receive proper assistance due to lack of medicines and a shortage of doctors. The territory of the metallurgical plant is constantly being shelled from all types of weapons and they are trying to storm it.
Ukraine attracts a number of countries of the world, including Israel, Switzerland, Turkey, Finland, to the process of negotiations with Russia on the release of the military from the Azovstal plant in Mariupol.
Vice Prime Minister – Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories Irina Vereshchuk stated that the special operation to evacuate from Azovstal will begin with the rescue of seriously wounded servicemen and will take place in several stages.
Earlier, Ukraine offered Russia to exchange seriously wounded fighters from Azovstal for captured Russians.