In Moscow there are more than 104 thousand people bathed in the hole on Epiphany

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in Photobacterium bathe in the font. Archival photoIn Moscow there are more than 104 thousand people bathed in the hole on Epiphany© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Over 104 thousand people have plunged into the hole during Epiphany bathing in Moscow, accidents are not tolerated, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of a capital Central Board of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Russian Federation.

«As of 12.00, venue for a ritual Epiphany bathing was attended by more than 166 thousand people, of whom swam more than 104 thousand people», — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, accidents during Epiphany bathing in Moscow is not allowed.

«During the patrolling of water bodies together with the bodies of internal Affairs identified the five unorganized places of bathing and taken measures to prevent to them of citizens», — said the representative office.

The measures to ensure the safety of people in places for Epiphany bathing was brought about 1.3 thousand employees of fire and rescue of the garrison of the capital and volunteers, 335 pieces of equipment, including 16 air-cushion vessels.

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