Russia-Ukraine war: 24-hour curfew in Kherson, Putin said – people should vacate the city2 min read
Kherson is part of the territory of Ukraine that Russia occupied in September.
Putin has warned that citizens living in Kherson province should leave the war-torn area.
It is believed to come amid suggestions that the Russian army is preparing to leave the west bank of the Dnipro River.
Moscow. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has asked the common people of Kherson to evacuate the city, seeing the increasing incidents of targeting of civilians in the war between Russia and Ukraine. Along with this, 24-hour curfew has been imposed in Kherson city. Kherson is part of the territory of Ukraine that Russia occupied in September. Putin has warned that citizens living in Kherson province should leave the war-torn area. It is believed to come amid suggestions that the Russian army is preparing to leave the west bank of the Dnipro River.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : November 05, 2022, 05:46 IST