Ukrainian Soldier Trapped in Mariupol, Asks Elon Musk to Evacuate

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia

One of the fighters Ukraine who is still trapped in the Azovstal steelworks, Mariupol, asks billionaires for help SpaceX Elon Musk to evacuate himself and the hundreds of other fighters there.

“@elonmusk, people say you came from another planet to teach people to believe in the impossible. Our planets are next to each other, considering I’m still alive even though it’s almost impossible,” said Ukrainian Marine Commander Serhiy Volina in a statement. a Twitter statement.

“Help us get out of Avozstal into an intermediate state. If not you, then who? Give me a clue,” he continued.

However, it remains unclear whether Musk has seen and responded to Volina’s request.

Reuters reported that many civilians had been evacuated from the factory last week following an agreement between Ukraine and Russia on a humanitarian corridor. However, there has been no agreement between the two countries to evacuate the hundreds of fighters still trapped in the factory, including some of those injured.

Meanwhile, Ukrainian officials said about 1,000 fighters were still trapped in several underground tunnels of the Azovstal factory in recent weeks. Hundreds of them were seriously injured and required rapid evacuation.

However, the steel factory is still the target of Russian military attacks.

Elon Musk himself is one of the richest people in the world. He is the owner of the space research company SpaceX and electric car maker Tesla.

Previously, Musk had responded to requests for help from Ukrainian officials who were experiencing internet disruptions during the Russian invasion. He said SpaceX’s Starlink satellite service was deployed to Ukraine and SpaceX was also sending more satellite support terminals to the country.

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