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Emergency mode introduced in several regions of the Far East

According to ITAR-TASS, an emergency regime has been introduced in several regions of Siberia and the Far East due to difficult weather conditions against the backdrop of powerful forest fires. This decision was made on Friday evening by the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov.

“Due to unfavorable weather conditions and a difficult fire situation, the threat of forest fires near settlements, critical facilities, infrastructure facilities, the order of the Minister of Emergency Situations of Russia from April 18 in the Amur Region, Jewish Autonomous Region, Transbaikal, Primorsky and Khabarovsk Territories introduced a regime Emergency until further notice, "- said the official representative of the department Alexander Drobyshevsky.

According to him, the issue of using additional forces in addition to 3,5, thousands of people who are already struggling with the elements in the Primorsky and Trans-Baikal Territories, as well as the Amur Region, is now being resolved.

Earlier it was reported that for only one day in the Far East registered 111 natural fires. The cause of some fires rescuers called the arson of grass.

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