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Officials say Mariupol residents being taken to Russia against their will

People cover from shelling inside an entryway to an apartment building in Mariupol, Ukraine, March 13, 2022. (Evgeniy Maloletka/AP)
People cover from shelling inside an entryway to an apartment building in Mariupol, Ukraine, March 13, 2022. (Evgeniy Maloletka/AP)

Residents of Mariupol are being taken to Russian territory against their will by Russian forces, CNN reports, citing a statement from the Mariupol City Council.

According to the council’s statement, captured residents are being taken to camps where Russian forces check their phones and documents.

They are then being sent to remote Russian cities.

 

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