In connection with the breakthrough of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station, the authorities decided to impose a state of emergency (ES) in the Kherson region. In this respect TASS said the area’s emergency services.
“The emergency mode of operation has been launched in the Kherson region,” the source said in a statement.
At this time, it was not specified how long the state of emergency will last in the Kherson region.
The agency’s interlocutor did not give any further details on the situation in the region.
On the night of June 6, the upper part of the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power station collapsed in the Nova Kakhovka district, in the Kherson region. Dozens of settlements began to flood, including Kherson and New Kakhovka.
Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of breaking the dam. There is also a version that the accident occurred due to “old damage”. In response, the Ukrhidroenergo company stated that the station was completely destroyed and cannot be restored.
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Previously, Kherson district officials reported About the sharp rise of the water level in bare Pristan.
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