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Russian troops have bombed this Wednesday a Mariúpol theater that served as a refuge for hundreds of residents of the besieged Ukrainian city, which has caused a still undetermined number of victimss, according to Ukrainian sources.

The Ukrainian Rada (Parliament) reported that many citizens were hiding inside the theater and that it is unknown if there are any survivors.

According to the information provided by the Rada, a strong battle has broken out around the building and no one can access the area.

Serhiy Orlovdeputy mayor of Mariupol, assured that between 1,000 and 1,200 people were hiding in the theater, although at the moment there are no figures about possible victims.

The Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dmitry KulebaHe assured that it is “another horrible war crime” committed by Russia in Mariupol and that the building “is completely destroyed.”

“There has been a massive Russian attack on the Drama Theater where hundreds of innocent civilians were hiding.”Kuleba wrote on Twitter, ironically that “the Russians couldn’t know it was a civilian shelter.”

The situation has been desperate for days in Mariupol, a strategic Ukrainian port city on the shores of the inland sea of ​​Azov and located between the annexed peninsula of Crimea and the separatist east of Donbas, so its capture is a priority objective of Russia.

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