Almost 60% of Zaporizhzhia Oblast is occupied - Oblast Military Administration

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KATERYNA TYSHCHENKO - SUNDAY, 5 JUNE 2022, 21:33

Almost 60% of the territory of Zaporizhzhia Oblast is temporarily occupied by Russian troops.

Source: Oleksandr Starukh, head of the Zaporizhzhia Oblast Military Administration, at a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on the situation in Zaporizhia Oblast, according to the President's website

Quote: "Oleksandr Starukh reported to the President that almost 60% of the region's territory was temporarily occupied by Russian troops, and fighting is underway in some parts.

According to him, 77 settlements of Zaporizhzhia Oblast were cut off from electricity due to hostilities. The enemy has destroyed 2,701 infrastructure facilities, of which almost 700 have been rebuilt to date."

Details: Starukh noted that humanitarian hubs have been set up in Zaporizhzhia to shelter residents of the temporarily occupied territories and settlements where hostilities continue.

"Over the last 15 days the largest number of people have come from Kherson Oblast. They are also coming from Mariupol," said the head of the Oblast Military Administration.

Background: Zelenskyy also visited top leaders of the Ukrainian military in Zaporizhzhia Oblast and talked with the displaced persons.