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Thousands evacuate flooded Kherson

Posted on AllSides June 7th, 2023
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Ukraine was rushing today to evacuate tens of thousands of people at risk from flooding in the southern region hit by the destruction of the crucial Kakhovka dam.

Ukraine's chief prosecutor has launched a criminal investigation into the dam's destruction, accusing Russia of "ecocide," but Russia denies any involvement and blames Ukrainian artillery for the breach.

Thousands of people are at risk from flooding after the dam collapse, Ukrainian officials estimate.

People still in the affected areas have been warned of floating mines and the threat of disease.

Residents on both sides of the Dnieper...

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