The Ukrainian military rescued a mother and her children who were sitting on the roof of a house in occupied Oleshki. Video and photo
In temporarily occupied Oleshki, Kherson region, a mother and her children, who had been sitting in the attic of a house and could not be evacuated after the flooding of the village, were rescued. The operation on June 7 was helped by the Ukrainian military and police.
As learned OBOZREVATEL, to save the family, tentatively, helped the Ukrainian special forces. Earlier, a drone of our defenders handed water to a local resident.
The evacuation took place in dangerous conditions, as the village is temporarily occupied by soldiers of the aggressor country. It is difficult to get to the left bank of the Kherson region because of the strong current, and there is also a risk of shelling.
Earlier, a video with a woman and a child from the town of Oleshki, who saw a drone and asked for help, was shared by many Telegram channels. The settlement was covered with water after the occupants blew up the Kakhovka HPP.
Our defenders estimated that the woman and her two children had been sitting in the attic without food for about a day.
The Juvenile Police of Ukraine also reported on Facebook about the evacuation of the family. They noted that the woman and her two children were found by soldiers of one of the artillery brigades of the AFU, now defending Ukraine in the south, during a UAV flight.
"So it was immediately decided to find ways to evacuate this family. And we succeeded. The woman and
"So it was immediately decided to find ways to evacuate this family. And we succeeded. The woman and her children were evacuated and all necessary assistance was provided," the report said.
The police added that the victims are now in a safe place. According to information from the network, it is the city of Kherson.
- After the Russian military blew up the Kakhovka hydroelectric plant, dozens of tons of water rushed to cities such as Kherson, Nova Kakhovka and nearby villages. The left bank of the Dnieper River, which is under occupation, suffered the most from the flooding.