In Sochi swept away by the current children looking for 400 people


В Сочи унесенных течением детей ищут 400 человек

Looking for gone with the flow of the river Sochi children 4 and 15 years involved more than 400 people. About it reports “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the Sochi.

“The children are now looking for more than 400 people, of which 30 rescuers, 250 police officers, about 40 of asguardian. The administration of the city to search for the missing has attracted about 40 Cossacks and 50 volunteers,” — said the press service.

It is noted that the visiting mother and her two children accompanied by a relative who is a local resident, was crossing the river in bad weather in Khosta district, in spite of the presence of the bridge. The woman climbed out of the water on their own, later the man was found by rescuers. He received a head injury, but refused hospitalization.

“For unclear reasons adults and two children did not use the bridge, located next door, at a time when after heavy rainfall the water level in the river and the flow velocity increased rapidly. In the end, all four were carried downstream,” said in the city administration.

At the place where the Sochi river flows into the sea, four boats on duty with the staff of the southern regional search and rescue team of EMERCOM, linear Department of internal Affairs on transport and Seaport. The search for the missing will continue all night, the morning will be conducted over the area by helicopter.

Recall the incident occurred about 17:00. A few hours earlier in the village of Lazarevskoye boy in the rain fell in the storm ditch. Behind him leaped a grandmother, but the child’s body a strong current swept into the sea. Rescuers found his body. Regional SU TFR checks on this fact. Earlier, local media wrote that in Sochi the covers from the manholes homeless people pass on the scrap, but the police does not respond.


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