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BARNAUL, March 19 (Itar-Tass) — A strong cyclone hit Russia’s Altai Territory leaving over 2,000 people without electricity, the region’s emergencies ministry told Itar-Tass on Monday.
No victims or destructions were reported.
Electric power supply was disrupted in three districts of the Altai Territory. Residents of eight populated areas were blacked out.
The emergencies ministry opened a crisis centre.