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Man dies in flood in Yalta, Crimea

Source : 112 Ukraine

A man was carried away by flowing water
19:37, 18 June 2021

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A 26-year-old man died in Yalta in the occupied Crimea, in a result of inundation. He was carried away by flowing water as RIA News reported citing so-called head of the annexed peninsula Serhiy Aksyonov.

“Unfortunately, in Yalta, a person of the 1995 year of birth died. It is the first fatal outcome tied with the emergency situation in the territory of the Republic of Crimea. I express heartfelt condolences to relatives and family of the deceased,” Aksyonov stated.

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This night, Yalta was covered with rainfall. An emergency situation was announced in the city due to the flood caused by heavy rains.

Besides, the evacuation of the citizens is announced and the city is closed for entrance. “Currently, the city is closed for entrance as the uncontrolled water carries away cars and people”.

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