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In Kyrgyzstan, an avalanche "has" captured 12 people

February 3 2009
12:41

Three passenger cars with 12 passengers were in a snowdrift because of avalanches in the 63-kilometer mountainous highway Ala-Buka - Kanysh-Kiya in southern Kyrgyzstan.

Another eight Kamaz trucks with drivers blocked go down before the snow masses on the 90 kilometers of the same road. "At the moment, which are blocked in a snowdrift breaks group of rescuers Tashkumyrskogo mobile detachment of MOE. Clearing the roadway at a place occupied by four avalanche shovel," - said the representative of the MOE.

By working to rescue people involved employees of the regional and district offices and central office of Emergency rescuers. The work of rescuers complicates the wet snow, which continues in this area is already the second day. This does not preclude re-avalanches, informs RIA Novosti news agency .

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