Trapped under a landslide in Kyrgyzstan, 24 people were killed
BISHKEK, 29 Sep — RIA Novosti. Trapped under a landslide in Kyrgyzstan, 24 people were killed, reports the Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic.
According to authorities, a powerful landslide with a volume of 1 million cubic meters descended on the village of UBA in the Osh region of Kyrgyzstan on Saturday around 7 am (4 GMT), after covering 11 homes, four of which were empty.
According to preliminary reports, the landslide left six families, including nine children.
“According to preliminary reports, the landslide killed 24 people”, — the press service of the emergencies Ministry.
Search-and-rescue operation on a place controlled by the Minister of emergency situations Kubatbek Boronov.
According to the Agency, in 2003, the owners destroyed by a landslide houses receive loans from the state for resettlement to a safe place.