In a shocking report coming in from war-ravaged country of Ukraine, the invading Russian forces have taken patients at a Mariupol hospital as hostage. 

According to ground reports, the Russian forces have “taken patients and medical staff as hostage” at a hospital in under-siege city of Mariupol in south Ukraine. 

This was informed by the Pavlo Kyrylenko, governor of Donetsk Oblast in Ukraine on Tuesday. 

Governor of Donetsk Oblast in Ukraine – Pavlo Kyrylenko – said that the invading Russian troops entered a hospital on the outskirts of Mariupol.  

“Russians drove 400 people from neighbouring houses to the hospital and they can’t leave,” he said. 

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On the other hand, two more journalists working in Ukraine lost their lives on Tuesday. 

A Ukrainian journalist and a Fox News video journalist were killed in Russian artillery shelling. 

Ukrainian journalist Kuvshynova and Fox News video journalist Pierre Zakrzewski were killed in a Russian artillery shelling while reporting in Horenka near Kyiv.  

Another journalist Benjamin Hall sustained injuries in the incident and has been hospitalized. 

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