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The scene after a maternity hospital in Mariupol was hit

A maternity hospital in the coastal Ukrainan city of Mariupol sustained heavy damage on Wednesday after a Russian airstrike.

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Many people were wounded in the strike and according to a report by AP, “The ground shook more than a mile away when the Mariupol complex was hit by a series of blasts that blew out windows and ripped away much of the front of one building. Police and soldiers rushed to scene to evacuate victims, carrying out a heavily pregnant and bleeding woman on a stretcher.”

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Emergency workers carry an injured pregnant woman from the damaged maternity hospital.

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Ukrainian soldiers and emergency employees work near the maternity hospital.

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A man carries his child away from the hospital.

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Evgeniy Maloletka/AP

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A woman walks outside the hospital.

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A medical worker walks through the damage.

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An injured pregnant woman walks down stairs.

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A woman walks outside the hospital.

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Evgeniy Maloletka/AP

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A car burns outside the hospital.

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Evgeniy Maloletka/AP

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Ukrainian servicemen inside the hospital after it sustained damage during a Russian airstrike.

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The scene of the damage caused by a Russian airstrike at a maternity hospital.

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Evgeniy Maloletka/AP

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