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YEKATERINBURG, August 9 (Itar-Tass) - A self-made dam in Chelyabinsk region’s Yuzhny settlement was ruined by heavy rains, which have been pouring for several days. Press service of the regional police told Itar-Tass on Friday that the water had swept a car with two people in it. Both persons died.
The complicated situation develops in the Chelyabinsk region’s several districts. Rescuers evacuated from the town of Kartaly 96 people, including eight children. All of them are staying with relatives. In the Verkhneuralsk district, rescuers evacuated over 200 children and adults from holiday camps and took them home.
Over 350 houses are swamped in the Chelyabinsk region, Russia’s EMERCOM reported earlier on Friday.
“As of 07:00 Moscow time, heavy rains and high water in the Kyzyl-Chilik River have swamped 351 houses in Parizh, Nagaibaksk region, and in Kartaly, where 1,091 people live,” the Emergency Situations Ministry said.
511 yards and one bridge are under water. Rescuers have evacuated 628 people to safe places, where 374 people are staying in temporary camps.
“The operation involves 520 rescuers and 128 specialized vehicles,” EMERCOM reported.