The number of victims of floods in the Irkutsk region has increased to 20 people

PHOTO : EMERCOM of Russia in the Irkutsk region

RUSSIA

The death toll due to floods in the Irkutsk region has risen to 20 people, reports TASS with reference to the operational headquarters for emergency response Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the region.

Earlier it was reported that flood victims were 18 people, eight more are reported missing.

We will remind, on June 27 in the Irkutsk region was introduced emergency mode because of the massive rain flooding on the left tributary of the Angara river. Strong flooding was in six districts – Nizhneudinsk, Taishet, Tulun, Chunskiy, Zima and Kuitun.

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