The victims of the floods in the Irkutsk region were 16 people

Жертвами паводка в Иркутской области стали 16 человек

Flood victims near Irkutsk were 16 people, nine more remain missing, reports “Interfax” citing a source in the health authorities of the region.

“The floods have claimed the lives of 16 people. The unknown fate of up to nine people, including a child,” said the source.

Earlier it was reported that the floods affected around 760 people, 155 of them were hospitalized.

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.