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GORNO-ALTAISK, February 28 (Itar-Tass) —— A Yak-42 airplane of the Russian emergencies ministry has brought experts and psychologists to earthquake-hit republic of Tyva, a spokesman for the republican government told Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
The specialists will check quake-damaged buildings in the Kaa-Khemsky district of the republic.
Later in the day, an Ilyushin-76 airplane of the emergencies ministry will deliver equipment for a tent camp that will provide accommodations to 125 people.
As many as 27 aftershock have been registered in Tyva after the devastating earthquake on February 26. The latest aftershock measuring 3.7 points on the Richter scale was registered at 22:49 local time (18:49 Moscow time) on Monday.
A total of 31 temporary accommodation points are offering shelter to resident of the Tyva capital city of Kyzyl. Some 500 people spent the night there.