Several Dead, Injured, Streets Blocked As Severe Storm Hits Moscow

Several Dead, Injured, Streets Blocked As Severe Storm Hits Moscow

Several Dead, Injured, Streets Blocked As Severe Storm Hits Moscow

Moscow,May 3 0 – At least 11 persons died and 40 were injured today here because of intense winds and rains.

A heavy storm that hit the Russian capital today has left a number of people dead, the Investigative Committee confirmed. The Moscow mayor said that dozens required medical treatment. The storm uprooted trees and tore the roofs off buildings.

‘There are casualties as a result of the storm, more than 40 people applied for medical attention. My condolences to the relatives and loved ones of those who died,’ Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin tweeted.

The mayor added that the authorities were taking the necessary measures to deal with aftermath of the disaster, according to Yulia Ivanova.

The 12 million citezens that live in Moscow were warned yesterday about the storm by authorities.(Prensa Latina)

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