In Rostov a floating crane began to lift partially sunken pontoon bridge

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotoballoon-on-don. Archival photoIn Rostov a floating crane began to lift partially sunken pontoon bridge© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Floating crane in Rostov-na-Donu started to lift partially sunken pontoon bridge connecting Green island with the city, told journalists the representative of GUMCHS in the Rostov region.

Two span bridge in the alignment of the 29th line sank the evening before, leaving without transport Green island. Rescuers evacuated people on boats. All were transported more than 400 people.

According to the regional EMERCOM, the emergency has arrived the floating crane, which has already raised one of the sunken sections, it is pumping water.

«Work is underway to raise the second section to the surface,» — said the representative office.

He said that on the island are more than 80 vehicles that will be able to leave after the completion of rehabilitation works.

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