5/16, 3:08 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Ukraine, Russia agree to take injured out of Azovstal

Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement that will allow injured Ukrainian troops to be taken out of the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, the Russian Defense Ministry stated on Monday. Around 500 members of the Ukrainian military are in the plant, according to local authorities.

The ministry added a ceasefire will be instated and a humanitarian corridor will be opened to facilitate the evacuation. The injured will be taken to the Ukrainian town of Novoazovsk on the territory of the pro-Russian Donetsk People's Republic, where they will receive medical care.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / DJ