Russia-Ukraine crisis

Ukraine evacuates 2,864 people from conflict areas – deputy PM

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Ukraine evacuates 2,864 people from conflict areas – deputy PM

AFTERMATH. A woman looks at her neighbor's damaged house after a rocket exploded between their homes in a residential area in Kharkiv as Russia's attack on Ukraine continues, Ukraine, April 8, 2022.

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The evacuees come from the Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia regions, and Mariupol

Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said that 2,864 people had been evacuated from conflict areas on Friday, April 15, including 363 people from Mariupol who used their own transport.

She said in a statement on Telegram that the evacuees also included 370 people from Luhansk region in the east and 2,131 people from cities in Zaporizhzhia region. – Rappler.com