A year on water objects in Russia killed more than four thousand people

За год на водных объектах в России погибли свыше четырех тысяч человек

More than 4 thousand people were killed in 2016 on water objects in Russia, told journalists at a round table the Deputy chief of Department of safety of people on water objects of the Ministry of emergency measures of Russia Nikolay Hook.

“In 2016, on water objects of Russia died 4116 people, it shows that the loss of life is significantly reduced,” said Hook.

According to him, in 2011, the number of deaths was slightly over 6 thousand, in 2005 the number of victims amounted to almost 10 thousand. He noted that the decline in mortality associated with a well-conducted preventive work.