IRKUTSK REGION, Russia (Reuters) – Russian residents of the Siberian region of Irkutsk devastated by a fatal flood have accused the authorities of failing to give them adequate warning that could have helped save lives and avert damage.
The floods, which began on June 25 and have hit almost 100 settlements in southeastern Siberia, have killed 18 people, the region’s governor Sergei Levchenko said on Tuesday. The Emergencies Ministry said 13 people were missing.
Victims - None - Destruction - Resident - Monday
“If we’d been informed…there wouldn’t have been these victims, none of the catastrophic destruction that we see here,” one resident complained angrily on Monday to the region’s...
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