Surrendered Ukrainian fighters leave Azovstal steel works

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Buses carrying service members of Ukrainian forces who have surrendered after weeks holed up at Azovstal steel works drive away under escort of the pro-Russian military in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict in Mariupol, Ukraine May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko/File Photo

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LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) - At least seven buses carrying surrendered Ukrainian fighters left the Azovstal steel works escorted by pro-Russian armed forces on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said.

Some of the Ukrainian fighters being transported did not appear to be wounded, the witness said.

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