In another video shared to Instagram, Chmerkovskiy, wed to Peta MurgatroydHe pointed out that sirens heard behind him were being emitted by military personnel.

The dad to a 5-year-old daughter said, “Honestly, it’s getting really emotional.” Shai said. It’s not easy. You know me, you know me I stay strong, and I don’t show it, but I want to go back home…And what I’m realizing is that my friends, whose kids are here and whose moms, dads are here—and elderly people are here, and they can’t just escape.”

He continued, “I don’t at this moment someone who is pleading, you know? For someone else’s safety from far away, from a safe distant.” “I’m someone who is about to enter a bomb shelter, because it’s going down.”