The number of deaths increased three times.
The death toll in the flood in the Kuban region in Russia, which began as a result of heavy rains has risen to six people. This was announced on Friday, the Minister of civil defense and emergencies of the Krasnodar territory Sergey Kapustin.
“The total number has changed to six victims,” he said.
Previously reported two dead.
According to Kapustin, four bodies were discovered in the survey of houses in Apsheronsky district, where it was flooded about 2 thousand houses.
Two bodies found in the Tuapse district, said the head of local administration Anatoly Rusin. One person was injured, he added.
It is noted that as a result of heavy rains in the Krasnodar region were flooded for about 30 settlements, damaged roads and railway tracks delayed trains, destroyed several bridges and approaches thereto.
There are shortages of electricity and gas supply, no water left the town of Tuapse, which is home to more than 60 thousand people. On the territory of the Krasnodar region introduced a state of emergency.
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