Russia: Death toll hits 12 following Irkusk Region flood

Drone footage captured on Monday shows the Irkutsk Region town of Tulun submerged by flood waters as the death toll in the region rose to at least 12. There are at least nine more people missing according to Vitaly Mutko, head of a governmental commission for mitigating the consequences of the mass flood in the area. The footage shows the devastating impact of the floods, with roads and houses... Еще submerged or completely washed away. A state of emergency was declared for the whole Irkutsk Region on 27 June as heavy flooding hit six districts. According to Russia's Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM), 6,700 homes and 32,700 people have been affected. The damage is being assessed.

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