Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Forest Fires in Central Russia

regions of Voronezh and Nizhny Novgorod in Central Russia has caused massive damage in these two areas. More than 800 houses were burned down and about five hundred people were killed due to this tragic incident within twenty four hours from when it hospital injured people was fulfilled.

Russia’s emergency ministry reported that in Voronezh alone, 270 houses were destroyed and over 100 persons were injured and hospitalized. Health agencies promptly provided ambulatory assistance to those who were injured. However, five people were killed, and one of them was a firefighter.

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