Up to 600 people killed in airstrikes at Mariupol’s Theater — Survey

As many as 600 people could have been killed when the Mariupol Theater, which protects hundreds of civilians, was bombarded by Russian troops in March, a new Associated Press investigation. report Wednesday.

The Donetsk Academic Regional Drama Theater was hit by a Russian airstrike on March 16 and killed an unknown number of people inside.

The latest AP number is doubled Previous quote Released by the Ukrainian government.

The researchers made conclusions based on interviews with 23 survivors, rescuers and other Mariupol citizens, photos and videos taken before and after the bombing, and expert feedback.

They used this information to create a 3D model of the theater. You can use this to see where people are evacuating and how crowded each space is.

Witnesses told AP that there were about 1,000 people in the theater at the time of the airstrike. However, it was possible to explain that only 200 people, including the rescuers, managed to escape.

Around it 21,000 According to Mayor Vadym Boichenko, people have died in Mariupol since the beginning of the war. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu declared on Wednesday that the city was completely under Russian military control. Up to 600 people killed in airstrikes at Mariupol’s Theater — Survey

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