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Russia bombs art school-turned-shelter in Mariupol, say authorities

Local residents carry water from the food warehouse, on the territory which is under the Government of the Donetsk People's Republic control, on the outskirts of Mariupol, Ukraine, March 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
Local residents carry water from the food warehouse, on the territory which is under the Government of the Donetsk People's Republic control, on the outskirts of Mariupol, Ukraine, March 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)

Authorities in the besieged Ukrainian port city of Mariupol say that the Russian military has bombed an art school where about 400 people had taken refuge.

Local authorities say that the school building was destroyed and people could remain under the rubble. There was no immediate word on casualties.

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