22 soldiers are taken from avalanche in Jambyl region, seven dead
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22 soldiers are taken from avalanche in Jambyl region, seven dead

17 February, 18:25 174
22 soldiers are taken from avalanche in Jambyl region, seven dead

22 soldiers are taken from an avalanche in the Jambyl region, their condition is unknown, but as specified in CES of Ministry of Internal Affairs Kazakhstan seven soldiers died, BNews.kz correspondent reported.

"At 1.25 local time the Huntsman Alimbekov reported about an avalanche. At the moment forces of the Ministry of Emergency Situations and Ministry of Defence released 22 servicemen from under blockages, their condition isn't specified. Soldiers served in a mountain-hunting regiment, regional command "SOUTH", the representative of the emergency department of the Jambyl region reported.

The press service of emergency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan specified that 7 people died.

"At 1.15 pm CES of the Jambyl region received the message from the huntsman of Zhualyn district, in 35-40 km from the village of Ala Tau, in the gorge of "Koksay" an avalanche occured. Under a blockage there is military personnel.

Without delay rescue divisions were directed to the scene  which are en route and now are 75 people and 7 pieces of equipment shortly will already arrive to the scene. (distance from Taraz more than 110 km). 

Also on the place search and rescue works spend more than 60 people of the military personnel in part 91678 and crews of emergency medical service.                       

At the moment in total 10 people (are inspected by doctors) are salvaged and 7 corpses are revealed," the official representative of committee on emergency of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Ruslan Imankulov reported.

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