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 Rescuers evacuate 132 persons including 70 children from Avdiivka, - Sate Emergency Service. PHOTOS

132 persons (including 70 children) were evacuated from the war-torn town of Avdiivka (the Donetsk region) as at 4 p.m. Feb. 1.

Censor.NET reports citing the statement by the press office of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.

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According to the latest update, 20 persons were taken from Avdiivka's assisted-care facility to the one in the village of Biletske in the Dobropillia district of the Donetsk region;

86 persons (including 62 children) were taken to Perlyna Donechchyny and Smarahdove Mistechko recreation and retreat centers in the town of Sviatohirsk in the Sloviansk district;

11 persons (including four children) were taken to Mariupol;

13 persons (including three children) were harbored by chaplain of the Gospel Church in Pokrovsk;

Two persons (including 1 child) were harbored by chaplain of the Gospel Church in Kostiantynivka.

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The residents can receive assistance at the emergency station operating in the town (seven tents installed by the State Emergency Service and one by a charitable organization); get warm in three stationary warming centers, which have already helped more than 3,200 people; get hot meals in any of three kitchen wagons across the town. The outside temperature is 7 degrees below zero Celsius.

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The situation is under control of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine.
 
 
 
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