In Tuva firefighters went to the scene of a probable fall of the ship “Progress”

В Туве пожарные отправились на место вероятного падения корабля "Прогресс"

The operational group of firefighters sent to the scene of the alleged fall of the cargo spaceship “Progress” in Tuva, told RIA Novosti the representative of EMERCOM of the Republic, Luisa Seville.

Launched to the ISS ship “Progress-MS-04” crashed on Thursday evening at a height of 190 miles over the deserted countryside in Tuva. Most of the fragments of the device burned up in the atmosphere.

According to the source RIA Novosti, the wreckage fell in the 60-70 kilometers West of the city of Kyzyl in Tuva, messages on victims and destructions did not arrive. As noted by the interlocutor of the Agency, the accident occurred during the work of engines of the third stage, the first and second stages worked normally.

“To clarify the situation immediately was the interaction with all regions of the Republic, sent operative group of the fire garrison. At the moment the duty shift continues monitoring the situation, information is being gathered from witnesses. Information about the victims also been reported,” said Sevil.

On Thursday evening the head of Tuva Sholban Kara-ool has urged municipalities to check the situation in their territories after the fall of “Progress”. Some of the inhabitants of Sut-Khol and Dzun-Khemchikskaya district of Tuva about 22 hours saw a bright flash, accompanied by a roar.

В Туве пожарные отправились на место вероятного падения корабля "Прогресс"