The evacuation of Luhansk oblast residents will resume after the clearing of Bilohorivka, where the occupiers dropped an air bomb on a school.
The head of the Luhansk oblast military administration Serhiy Haidai reported about it.
"More than 40,000 people still remain in the free Luhansk oblast. The evacuation will resume after the clearing of Bilohorivka," Haidai wrote.
According to him, Ukrainian troops are clearing the territory of Bilohorivka, where the occupiers crossed the pontoon crossing over the river.
"As soon as all the ʼextrasʼ are removed, rescuers will be able to start dismantling the debris at the school and the neighboring village of Shypilove, where 11 residents are trapped in the basement of a private house. We hope they will wait," he said.
He stressed that in Popasna the defenders of Ukraine are holding their defenses in new fortified positions, there are no breakthroughs.
"Soon the situation should change in our direction," Haidai stressed.
The head of the Oblast Military Administration also said that the line of defense in Rubizhne has not changed, the Russian occupiers are suffering daily losses: "Only yesterday minus five tanks, about two dozen 200, many wounded."
"The Voievodivka near Sievierodonetsk is completely ours, the Armed Forces have consolidated their positions," Haidai said.
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