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From floods in Argentina killed two

February 10 2009

Two people were killed and ten are missing in the floods caused by torrential rains in northern Argentina.

Flows through the city Tartagal river washed away the railroad bridge that serves as a kind of dam. The rapid flow of water carrying trees, rocks, cars. Flooded residential area 300 meters on either side of the river bed, reports RIA Novosti .

In the city of broken power supply and telephone communication, damaged plumbing.
Authorities have already evacuated more than a thousand people and dozens of them were hospitalized. To assist the victims involved a special group of rescuers, reinforced by the civil defense units and police.

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