Ukraine live: Kremlin denies Russian assault on Mariupol plant

Russian forces unleashed artillery fire on towns in eastern Ukraine, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, and began storming the bombed-out steel mill in Mariupol from where scores were evacuated after enduring weeks of shelling against the city’s last pocket of resistance. Russian defence ministry, meanwhile, said it has hit 6 railway stations in Ukraine used to supply Ukrainian forces with foreign weapons. As many as 101 people emerged from the bunkers under Mariupol’s Azovstal steelworks after two months, UN humanitarian coordinator for Ukraine stated. Stay with TOI for latest updates:

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