Oleksandr Sienkevych, the mayor of Ukrainian southern city of Mykolaiv has told residents in the city to run for their lives.
Sienkevych said there is massive shelling of the city and anyone who wishes to stay alive should leave without further delay.
“I suggest everyone who wants to stay alive to leave the city. About 230,000 people remain in Mykolaiv City now,” the mayor said on Friday, according to CNN.
Evacuation routes out of Mykolaiv lead to Odessa, Kryvyi Rih and the capital city of Kyiv.
The mayor said the situation in the city is “generally very bad,” adding that the city is shelled every day.”
According to him, 111 people have already been killed and 502 people have been injured, including six children.