Strong blast occurs in Azovstal area in Mariupol

Strong blast occurs in Azovstal area in Mariupol

In Mariupol, temporarily captured by the Russian military, a strong blast was heard near the Azovstal steel plant.

The advisor to the Mariupol mayor Petro Andriushchenko said this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"There was a strong blast in the area of Azovstal. Air defense was also recorded," Andriushchenko said, adding that details would follow later.

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As reported, explosions have recently become more frequent in the captured Mariupol. The invaders are turning the city and surrounding villages into a military and logistics hub. In particular, Russians have set up warehouses and are repairing military equipment on the territory of the Azovstal steel plant.

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