Occupiers hit Kherson with artillery while evacuating because of the Kakhovka hydroelectric plant explosion: there are wounded
Russian war criminals shelled Kherson right at a time when the evacuation of the population there was ongoing due to the enemy's blowing up of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant. On the morning of June 6, they struck the city with artillery, due to which law enforcement officers were wounded.
This was reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Kherson regional military administration published photos from the evacuation and gave advice to Kherson residents (to see, scroll to the end of the news).
"While we are trying to rescue, the Russians keep shelling Kherson. Two Kherson police officers received shrapnel wounds during evacuations in the city," the Interior Ministry said.
They added that despite this, the announced evacuation in the city continues - people were being taken out when the occupiers were covering with artillery.
"Russia is a terrorist country. Without a doubt!" - stressed in the department.
The Kherson regional military administration urged citizens living along the Dnieper and Kosheva River shorelines to head to safe areas:
- residents of Antonivka village go up to Gorkogo and Antonivska streets;
- residents of the Dniprovsky district - to Khersonskaya street (in the area of Vyacheslav Chornovil Square), Vyacheslav Chornovil highway and Perekopskaya street;
- Residents of Suvorovsky district - to Gymnasicheskaya, Sobornaya and Grecheskaya streets;
- residents of the Korabelny district, in particular of Quarantine Island, to climb up to Kachelnaya Street (above Korabelov Square) and Poltavskaya Street;
- residents of Quarantine Island, if it is impossible to evacuate to a safe area, to rise to the level of the third floor of the buildings;
- residents of the settlement of Zimovnik - to the area of the city cemetery;
- residents of the settlement of Kamyshany - to Central Street;
residents of the settlement of Priozerny - above Belozerskaya Street.
Note that the undermining and destruction of the Kakhovka HPP threatens to flood more than 80 settlements, which will lead to environmental and humanitarian disaster.
As OBOZREVATEL reported, on the evening of May 25, occupants hit one of the dams of the Karlivske reservoir on the Volchya River in the Donetsk region. Three villages were under threat of flooding.