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Roughly 100 civilians have been evacuated from a besieged steel plant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Sunday.

"Evacuation of civilians from Azovstal began," Zelenskyy said on Twitter, adding that they were due to arrive in Ukraine-controlled Zaporizhzhia on Monday.

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