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MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

EMERCOM employees are carrying out rescue operations on the southern routes.

At present, the rescuers of the Russian Emergencies Ministry have provided assistance to 1154 citizens on the roads. 481 people were evacuated to temporary accommodation centers. 244 vehicles were evacuated from snow drifts. A group of 545 people and 265 pieces of equipment was involved in the events, including 167 people and 48 pieces of equipment from the Ministry of Emergency Situations. The airmobile group of the Main Directorate and the Ural Training and Rescue Center in the amount of 54 people and 16 pieces of equipment arrived at the site. Work on the region’s highways continues.

Operational and working groups of fire and rescue subdivisions have started to work in especially difficult directions of movement. Already in the first hours, employees of the EMERCOM of Russia evacuated 315 people from snow jams, of which 222 people were taken to temporary accommodation centers. 38 vehicles were evacuated from snow drifts.

Recall that due to weather conditions in the Chelyabinsk region, a tense situation has developed on the roads of local, intermunicipal and regional significance. Due to snow drifts, traffic jams were formed on the highways. Emergency telephones began to receive calls from citizens stuck in traffic jams.

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