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5,000 more people have been evacuated through humanitarian corridors including from Borodyanka

Saturday, 26 March 2022, 21:04
5,000 more people have been evacuated through humanitarian corridors including from Borodyanka

Kateryna Tyshchenko - Saturday, March 26, 2022, 22:04

5,208 people have been evacuated through humanitarian corridors on Saturday, including an evacuation from Borodyanka and villages in the Kyiv region.

Source: Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine, Iryna Vereshchukat a briefing

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Verbatim: "All 10 agreed humanitarian corridors have been open today. A total of 5,208 people have been evacuated."

Details: 331 people travelled from Mariupol (Donetsk region) to Zaporizhzhia in their personal vehicles in one day.

"Today we finally managed to bring Mariupol residents, who had been evacuated from Berdyansk yesterday, to the city of Zaporizhzhia. All 4,000 people are safe now," she said.

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Ukraine will negotiate a humanitarian corridor on the Zaporizhzhia-Mariupol route this Sunday, according to Iryna Vereshchuk.

In the Kyiv region, 289 people have been evacuated from the village of Plesets’ke to Fastiv town, and from villages of Severynovka, Chervona Sloboda, Rozhev and Sytnyaky to Bila Tserkva town.

"Finally, we managed to get to Borodyanka town again, 62 people have been evacuated from this location to the Bila Tserkva town today," Vereshchuk said.

In the Luhansk region, 526 people have been evacuated from the towns of Rubizhne, Lysychansk, Severodonetsk, Popasna, Hirs’ke and Nyzhne village on Saturday. Also, 80 tons of humanitarian aid were transferred to these towns.

Background: Earlier, Deputy Head of Presidential Office of Ukraine, Kyrylo Tymoshenko said that the movement of a column of 4,000 evacuees from Mariupol, which had been blocked by the Russian military for two days, had resumed in the Zaporizhzhia region.

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