Russian wild beaches this year killed over a thousand people

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More than 1 thousand people died on informal beaches during the bathing season, the governors recommended to take urgent measures to strengthen preventive work, told RIA Novosti the EMERCOM of Russia.

«On water objects since the beginning of the bathing season 2018 has killed more than thousand persons, from them 183 of the child. Thus equipped beaches killed two children, the remaining cases were recorded in places not equipped for bathing,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, despite the fact that swimming season officially ends September 1, in Central Russia and other regions of the body of citizens in the reservoirs and possibly in September.

«GIMS of EMERCOM of Russia summed up the interim results of the bathing season. They require the heads of regions the adoption of urgent measures to strengthen preventive work to ensure the safety of tourists near the water and bathing,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, in Russia there are 3745 official beaches. In regions identified 2119 unequipped places of mass recreation near the water.

«MOE recommends to organise additional patrols and to actively involve volunteers and socially active citizens, to involve mass media», — said the Agency interlocutor.

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