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Residents of liberated Kherson Oblast are urged to evacuate

Sunday, 13 November 2022, 16:45
Residents of liberated Kherson Oblast are urged to evacuate

Yaroslav Yanushevych, the head of Kherson Oblast State Administration, is calling on residents of the liberated territories in the region to evacuate due to the high risk of enemy attacks.

Source: Yanushevych on Telegram

Quote: "Residents of Kherson and liberated settlements of the region! There is still a high probability of enemy attacks in the right-bank part of Kherson Oblast. As the Russian army flees, it is beginning to fight with civilians out of desperation. We have seen this repeatedly in many liberated localities.

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Also, before they fled, these vile enemies caused serious damage to our critical infrastructure, which provides electricity, heat and water.

Therefore, we strongly recommend evacuating to safer areas. The team at the Kherson Oblast Military Administration is ready to help you with this."

Details: For the latest information and to sign up for evacuation, residents can contact the following hotlines: 0 800 330 951; 38 091 481 7845.

Yanushevych promised that evacuated residents would receive whatever help they need.

Background:

  • On 9 November, Sergei Surovikin, the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian occupying forces in Ukraine, announced that Russian troops were leaving the city of Kherson
  • On 11 November, Defence Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine reported that Kherson was returning under Ukraine’s control and the Armed Forces of Ukraine were entering the city. The Russian occupiers’ retreat routes are under the fire control of the Ukrainian army.
  • As of 12 November, legitimate Oblast and City Military Administrations, as well as the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) and the National Police of Ukraine, began to work in liberated Kherson.
  • A curfew has been imposed in the liberated city of Kherson from 17:00 to 08:00.

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