The Red Cross is trying to reach the besieged civilians in besieged ukraine city


International Red Cross announced Sunday is his teams They are trying to reach the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol, where there are thousands of Civilians are trapped amid daily Russian attacks.

United nations also Said it since Russian attack on February 24, 1417 civilians were killed and 2038 injured in Ukraine, but real The death toll is much higher.

International Committee of Red Cross spokesperson, Sam Smith, told Anadolu Agency: “One of the International Committees of the Red Cross team left Zaporizhzhia (Northwest of Mariupol) on Saturday.”

was still on it’s a way To the southern Ukrainian border port on Sunday where people deprived of Food, water and necessities.

“The situation is very tense,” Smith said, explaining that team Consists of trying to get to Mariupol of three vehicles and nine personnel.

By April 2, issue of people The number of people fleeing Ukraine since the start of the Russo-Ukrainian war has mainly reached 4.2 million people women And the children and almost one-The tenth of The population, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

More than 2.4 million of Those fleeing went to Poland.

red cross team on it’s a way To Mariupol to facilitate safe passage of About 100,000 civilians were forced to retreat on Friday after the conditions made Humanity said that it is impossible to move forward group.

Mariupol Mayor Vadim Boychenko said on Monday that up to 160,000 civilians stranded in The city.

The International Committee of the Red Cross said earlier that it is continuing with Ukrainians and Russians on The final details of how tens of in thousands of Stranded civilians in Mariupol will be evacuated.

Arrival in Mariupol

Humanitarian organizations have not been able to reach Mariupol since Russian forces began bombing it city after start of its war on February 24.

So far, 54 buses are reported in The caravan that may take tens of in thousands of civilians away from city.

ICRC spokesman Ewan Watson told reporters on Friday that allowing people Leave and allow aid supplies in It has now become a humanitarian necessity.

“The people of Mariupol has suffered weeks of fierce fight with Water, food, and medical supplies dwindle. Safe Passage Caravan assembled together and remains Too complicated.”

According to some reports, Russian forces forced Ukrainian civilians to move into areas under their control.

On the other hand, the office explained the death toll from the war of High Commission for The human rights organization OHCHR said most civilian casualties were caused With explosive weapons with Wide impact area, including heavy artillery shelling, multiple launch systems, missiles and air strikes.

“The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights believes that the actual numbers are significant higherlike a receipt of information from some locations Where the intense hostilities were continuing on It has been postponed, and many reports are still awaiting endorsements.”

The United Nations confirmed that 59 children He was killed but he said that the Public Prosecution of Ukraine says 158 children At least 258 were killed and wounded.

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