Putin expressed his condolences to the head of Kyrgyzstan in connection with the victims of the landslide
President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to the head of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev in connection with the consequences of landslide in the Osh region, which killed 24 people. About it reports a press-service of the Kremlin.
“Russia shares the pain and grief of those who lost their loved ones in the Wake of this disaster,” — said in the message.
The incident occurred on Saturday, April 29, at 04:00 GMT. Earth rocks, totaling about 1 million cubic meters came down from the hillside to the settlement at Ayu in the southern Osh region of the Republic. The landslide covered the 11 homes.
In the landslide of the village killed 24 people, among them nine children. According to the MOE of the Republic, all the victims were in houses that went breed, and for a time was under the rubble.
The President of the Republic Almazbek Atambayev said that trapped under the landslide of people had warned about possible disasters in advance and encouraged to move to a safer place.
The MOE also does not rule out the possibility of re-gathering of the landslide in the area.