Images show extensive damage to civilian infrastructure in besieged Ukrainian city
Satellite images taken on Wednesday morning show extensive damage to the civilian infrastructure in and around the besieged southern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, a U.S. private company said.
Maxar Technologies said extensive damage was noted to residential homes, high-rise apartment buildings, grocery stores and shopping centers.
New satellite images from @Maxar show before and after of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine. The damage to buildings, home, shopping centers from Russia's latest brutal attacks is clearly visible. Pics 1 & 3: June 21, 2021. 2 & 4: March 9, 2022. pic.twitter.com/t1b9J9vZJY— Christopher Miller (@ChristopherJM) March 9, 2022
In these before and after #satellite images of #Mariupol, #Ukraine you can see destruction of homes and building. The latest imagery is from 10:16 a.m. local time on March 9, 2022. (Location: 47.099, 37.662) pic.twitter.com/J9eXaPg7gl— Maxar Technologies (@Maxar) March 9, 2022
The imagery was collected before a reported bombing and shelling of a children's hospital in the city, Maxar said. Reuters could not independently verify what was shown in the images.