Counteroffensive of the Armed Forces in the south – residents of two regions were urged to evacuate urgently – UNIAN

Many people listen to calls for evacuation, Vereshchuk said.

Ukrainian defenders are preparing for a counterattack / photo

Armed Forces of Ukraine are preparing to launch a counteroffensive in the south, in connection with which residents of the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions are urged to evacuate immediately.

The relevant statement was made by the Minister of Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories, Iryna Vereshchuk, reports Channel 24.

“We are preparing to launch a counteroffensive. Our army is once again asking for help with the evacuation of the civilian population,” she said.

According to Vereshchuk, 1,000-1,200 people leave these areas every day, which means that people are heeding the calls.

“People are leaving, and they are leaving more and more. I am grateful to those families who dare to get into vehicles as volunteers, use evacuation trains and buses, everything possible to get out and adapt,” the minister added.

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Earlier, military expert Zhdanov stated that the Armed Forces of Ukraine probably will have to wait a little with the counterattack as a result of small volumes of supplies of Western weapons.

It was also reported that Russian troops withdraw all their reserves to the south of Ukraine. The Ministry of Internal Affairs warned of a possible assault.

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