The military will help flood victims in Stavropol

© RIA Novosti / Anatoly to Medidirect in photobacteria residents in the village of Sochi, podtoplentsam the result of a strong rise of water in the river KumaThe military will help flood victims in Stavropol© RIA Novosti / Anatoly to Medidirect the image Bank

More than 100 military and about 10 units of special equipment of the southern military district will provide assistance to the population of Stavropol territory affected by floods, said the head of the press service of the southern military district Vadim Astafyev.

In the Stavropol region as a result of heavy and continuous rains, according to regional emergency Department on Saturday morning, the number of flooded houses has reached more than 1.7 thousand per day an increase of almost 5 times, evacuated more than two thousand people. Hardest hit from the floods in the village of Sochi, the village of Pervomayskaya and slavyanovskiy in Mineralovodsky municipal district.

«To help the population of Stavropol territory affected by flood… formed the operational group from the train crews, and pipeline battalion units of the MTO southern military district,» — said Astafyev.

According to him, the personnel of the anti-crisis operational group would commence a task immediately after the reduction of the level of flood water in the affected communities of the region.

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