War in Ukraine: 1,207 civilians killed in Mariupol in nine days of Russian siege, according to the town hall

The Ukrainian presidency confirmed this information. “We don’t have the exact figure, but the provisional figure is correct”she clarified.

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The nine days of Russian siege on the strategic port of Mariupol in southern Ukraine have left a total of 1,207 civilian deaths, the town hall said on Wednesday March 9 in a short text on its Telegram channel.

“Nine days. Nine days of blockade of Mariupol. Nine days of continuous bombardment of the civilian population. Nine days, half a million people living without electricity, water, heating or communications. Nine days that the city is cut off from the outside world “Nine days – 1,207 Mariupol civilians killed. Nine days of genocide of the civilian population”, writes the town hall in this text.

The Ukrainian presidency confirmed this information: “We don’t have the exact figure, but the provisional figure is correct”, she clarified. Some 300,000 civilians have been pinned down for days by fighting in the strategic port of Mariupol, in the south-east of the country, on the Sea of ​​Azov, deprived of water, food and electricity and where aid humanitarian could not happen.

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