The death toll from flooding due to the collapse of the Kakhovka HPP has reached 17 people, the “head of the government” of the occupied part of the Kherson region Andrei Alekseyenko said.
According to him, as of the morning of June 13, there were 12 dead in Gola Pristan and five dead in Oleshki. Both of these towns are located on the left bank of the Dnieper River and are under Russian occupation.
On Monday, the head of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry, Igor Klimenko, said that the death toll from the destruction of the Kakhovka hydroelectric plant had risen to 10. According to him, another 41 people are considered missing.
According to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry on the morning of June 13, the water level in the Dnipro continues to decrease, now near Kherson it is 2.9 meters.
There are 31 settlements (3,600 houses) on the right bank of the Dnipro and 17 settlements on the occupied territories of the left bank still flooded.