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Due to Russia's explosion of Kakhovka HPP, at least 8 people drown in occupied Oleshky

8 June, 2023 Thursday
20:36

At least eight people have drowned in occupied Oleshky, Kherson region, due to Russia's explosion of the Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant. Their bodies were brought to the hospital on June 8

Oleshky Mayor Yevhen Ryshchuk told Ukrinform.

“There are already victims - drowned people. They have started to surface en masse,” he said.

According to him, he is currently aware that eight bodies were brought to the hospital. Witnesses also reported seeing a body floating through a house window on one of the streets.

  • Earlier, the mayor of Oleshky reported three deaths as a result of the flooding. The Russian forces did not allow the residents to evacuate.

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