Terrible, Blazing White Ammunition Rains on Ukrainian Azovstal Steelworks


Bright white ammunition rained down on the Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol, Ukraine, which had been surrounded by Russian troops. Photo/REUTERS TV via REUTERS

MARIUPOL – Brightly lit white ammunition was seen raining down on the Azovstal steel mill in the Mariupol port, Ukraine . The factory where the Kiev team was hiding has been cordoned off Russia for weeks.

British military experts called the gruesome sight at the steel mill akin to a phosphorus attack or incendiary weapons.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said “subtle” negotiations were underway to rescue the Ukrainian soldiers hiding under the sprawling steel mill complex.

A Ukrainian officer among the remaining defenders said 600 fighters were still present, 40 of whom were seriously injured. Meanwhile the civilians have been evacuated from the bunker labyrinth.

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The type of white ammunition that lit up could not be identified. Video of the attack was posted on Sunday on the Telegram messaging app by Alexander Khodakovsky, a commander of the pro-Russian republic of Donetsk.

“If you don’t know what it is and for what purpose—you can say it’s even beautiful,” Khodakovsky said in a message alongside the video.

Khodakovsky could not immediately be reached for comment.

It was not immediately clear which troops fired the ammunition, or from where.

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