Ukrainians Prepare Sandbags for Barricades, Anticipating Invasion of Odesa

Ukrainian citizens helped prepare sandbags for barricades to protect Odesa on March 16, in anticipation of an attack on the city amid Russia’s invasion.

Spanish journalist Alfons Cabrera filmed this video that shows a group of people filling sandbags and transferring the bags to a truck. Cabrera wrote on his Twitter post that the people here were volunteers helping prepare the defenses for the city.

Sandbags and crosses made from iron beams were seen in downtown Odesa, as the city prepared for an invasion, France24 reported on March 17. Credit: Alfons Cabrera via Storyful

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