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Consequences of Russians blowing up Kakhovka HPP: trash and household appliances being washed ashore. VIDEO

Friday, 9 June 2023, 14:44

After the destruction of the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Power Plant (HPP), trash, furniture and household appliances are being washed up on the shores of the Black Sea. 

Residents of Odesa are posting photos and videos of their findings on the coastline.

Serhii Bratchuk, the spokesman for the Ukrainian Volunteer Army Pivden (South), posted a video taken from local social networks.

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The video shows a windowpane, a refrigerator and a gas tank floating on the waves.

Suspilne reports that small animals and tree branches are also being washed ashore. Despite this, people still continue to swim in the sea. 

"I am shocked. A bunch of trash floating in the sea. We were here recently, and the beach was open, but now everything is closed. A tree, a t-shirt, reeds and a bunch of branches," says a local resident.

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Other users reported seeing a house roof floating in the sea. 

Operational Command Pivden (South) also posted a video showing the consequences of Kakhovka HPP being blown up.

Earlier, it was reported that as a result of the destruction of the dam of the Kakhovka HPP and the shallowing of the reservoir, over 850 kilograms of aquatic organisms, in particular fish, died in the village of Marianske, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

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