Over 1 mln Ukrainians evacuated via state railway since fighting started
Published: Mar 05, 2022 08:15 AM
Ukrainian State Railways have evacuated more than 1 million Ukrainians since the start of the conflict with Russia on Feb. 24, the Ukrainian UNN news agency reported on Friday.

Most people were evacuated from the Ukrainian capital Kiev, the eastern city of Kharkiv and the southern city of Zaporizhzhia to the cities in western Ukraine, near Ukraine's borders with European Union countries, it said.

According to the agency, women, children, and the elderly get priority during the evacuation, and special evacuation trains are free of charge.