ORENBURG, 10 APR — RIA Novosti. River Saguna overflowed in the Orenburg region and flooded about one hundred houses in the village Sladkovo, told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of EMERCOM of Russia in the region.
«On Saturday at 20.55 (18.55 time in a single duty dispatching service reported that as the result of a rapid rise in water level in the river Saguna in the village Sladkovo Iletsk district flooded about 100 private homes. In them live 160 people», — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, to guide the work on liquidation of consequences of the accident set up operational headquarters. Rescuers prepared temporary accommodation centres of population with food and medical supplies, is the evacuation of residents.
«Emergency situations Ministry of Russia jointly with the Agency found that the rise of water occurred as a result of heavy rains in the form of rain», — said the spokesman.
He also said that now the rescuers engaged in the liquidation of consequences of the accident — in the works involved more than 80 people and 25 units of special equipment.