In Russia, wildfires covered more than 40 thousand hectares

PHOTO : “the World 24” / Elizabeth Shagalova


More than 40 thousand hectares in Russia in flames of wildfires, according to “WORLD 24”. Almost half have foci in the South-Eastern regions of Siberia.

The most dangerous situation in Transbaikalia and Irkutsk region. Fires also threaten human settlements in other regions.

Fault in the disaster, mainly the local residents that burn the grass. MOE asks operators to identify the owners of mobile phones that were near the center of burning. They will be criminalized. So, in the Irkutsk region has opened 11 cases.

As a result of fires in the Transbaikal region was burned over a hundred houses, killing over two thousand heads of livestock.