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Russia-Ukraine war live: evacuations under way near Kherson after destruction of dam prompts flooding

Head of the Kherson region says water will reach ‘critical level’ in coming hours; Zelenskiy to hold emergency meeting over Nova Kakhova dam explosion

Ukraine’s National Police force are asking people in affected villages to evacuate.

The Police said on Telegram a moment ago:

Units of the National Police and the State Emergency Service of the Kherson region were alerted to alert and evacuate the civilian population from potential flooding zones on the right bank of the Dnieper River, namely: the villages of Mykolaivka, Olhivka, Lyovo, Tyaginka, Poniativka, Ivanovka, Tokarivka, Poniativka, Prydniprovske, Sadove and partly the city of Kherson – Korabel Island.

The water level is rising and everyone who is in the danger zone must:

❗️ In the Kherson region, the settlements on the right bank of the Dnieper have been named as being at risk of flooding

Evacuation of the civilian population from potential flood zones on the right bank of the Dnieper River is underway, namely:

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