Oleh Syniehubov, the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration, said this on the air of the national marathon 'United News', Ukrinform reported.
"Last night, thanks to our armed forces and the military, we took the last five civilians out of the village of Synkivka, which is located near the front. It was very important for us to evacuate them because the chances of getting injured are very high in this area," informed Syniehubov.
According to him, 1,091 people have been evacuated, including 226 children. In addition, more than 2,000 people, including 175 children, left on their own.
In total, about three thousand people have been evacuated from the Kupiansk district since August 9 or left on their own.
As reported, on August 9, evacuation was announced from about 60 settlements in the Kupiansk district of the Kharkiv region, which are subject to constant enemy shelling.