Evacuation starts in Kherson region due to blowing up of Kakhovka dam

Evacuation starts in Kherson region due to blowing up of Kakhovka dam

In Kherson region, the evacuation of residents from dangerous districts, which are at risk of flooding due to blowing up of the Kakhovka dam, has begun.

Oleksandr Prokudin, the head of the Kherson Regional Military Administration, announced this on Telegram, Ukrinform reports.

"The evacuation of residents from dangerous areas has begun. All services are working. The emergency services, police officers, the military are all nearby. Please take documents and essential items and wait for the evacuation buses," the report says.

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According to Prokudin, the water will reach a critical level within five hours.

He also addressed the residents of the temporarily occupied Left Bank, urging them to make every effort to save their lives.

As reported by Ukrinform, the Russian army blew up the Kakhovka HPP dam overnight Tuesday.

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