During Russian Attack In Kyiv, 32,000 People Were Hiding In Metro Stations

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) During the morning attack by the Russian army, 32,000 people took refuge from shelling at the Kyiv metro stations, including almost 2,200 children.

This was reported by the Kyiv City State Administration , Ukrinform reports.

"Today, during the massive missile attack on Kyiv , 32,000 people took refuge in the capital's subway stations, including 2,200 children," said First Deputy Head of the Kyiv City State Administration Mykola Povoroznyk.

According to his information, almost 4,500 people were at the metro stations at night during the air raid.

He urged Kyiv residents not to ignore the air raid alert and to go to the nearest shelter.

Povoroznyk reminded that all 46 underground metro stations were operating in shelter mode around the clock and all lobbies were open to the public without exception.

Also, during an air raid, there are bathrooms available, water fountains, chairs and modular benches available from the staff on duty.

While staying at the station as a shelter, you need to listen carefully to announcements about the work of the metro, which are broadcast by the staff on duty.

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Povoroznyk reminded that during an alert, ground public transport takes passengers to the nearest stop, where they should go to a shelter.

"It is dangerous to stay in the cabin during a ground passenger transport stop, because it is not a shelter and it is impossible to protect yourself from enemy shelling and debris," he said.

As reported by Ukrinform, on the morning of 8 July, Russian invaders fired 40 missiles of various types at Ukraine. Twenty people were killed in Kyiv .



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