Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the flood-hit southern region of Kherson on Thursday as evacuations continued after the destruction of a major Russian-held dam on the front line, Report informs, citing France 24.

Zelenskyy said he held a “working trip to the Kherson region” where he discussed the “evacuation of the population from potential flood zones, elimination of the emergency caused by the dam explosion, (and the) organization of life support for the flooded areas”.

Zelenskyy praised the efforts of rescuers and volunteers who were continuing to evacuate residents from the Kherson region.