‘Hell has come to earth’: Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking steel mills with phosphorus bombs – Politics

Russia allegedly fired phosphorus bombs at the Azov steel plant in the port city of Mariupol, according to Ukrainian sources. “Hell has come to earth. In Azovstal,” Mariupol City Council deputy Petro Andryushchenko wrote on the Telegram news channel on Sunday. He talked about phosphorus bombs, but initially there was no evidence.

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Such incendiary bombs ignite on contact with oxygen and cause devastating damage. Their use against humans is prohibited. Andryushchenko posted a video with aerial photos showing a rain of fire falling on the plant. Artillery shelling of the industrial zone could also be seen on the initially unverifiable recordings of uncertain origin.

The commander of the separatist brigade in Donetsk “Vostok” (east), Alexander Khodakowski, and Russian war correspondents also published the video on Sunday and spoke of an attack on the factory premises with incendiary projectiles.

Andryushchenko also posted images showing inscriptions on bombs. As a result, the Russian military reportedly reacted to Ukraine’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). We did not know where these photos came from.

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