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Russia: Houses washed away after dam collapses in Moscow region
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Russia: Houses washed away after dam collapses in Moscow region

Russian Federation, Ruza
July 9, 2020 at 14:03 GMT -00:00 · Published

At least two houses were washed away in the town of Ruza in the Moscow region on Wednesday after a dam collapsed following heavy rainfall.

Local officials said that more than 30 houses were flooded and 52 people evacuated. Nobody was hurt, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry (EMERCOM).

A state of emergency has been declared on the territory, while 57 rescuers and 19 pieces of equipment are currently involved in the clean-up of the accident, EMERCOM said.

Russia: Houses washed away after dam collapses in Moscow region
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At least two houses were washed away in the town of Ruza in the Moscow region on Wednesday after a dam collapsed following heavy rainfall.

Local officials said that more than 30 houses were flooded and 52 people evacuated. Nobody was hurt, according to the Russian Emergencies Ministry (EMERCOM).

A state of emergency has been declared on the territory, while 57 rescuers and 19 pieces of equipment are currently involved in the clean-up of the accident, EMERCOM said.

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