Photo: “Herald Of Mordovia»
Automotive collapsible bridge over the Euphrates in Syria, imposed by the Russian military, has fallen not casually. On Friday, February 9, reported by the newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda, official organ of the Russian Armed Forces.
January 6, clarifies the issue, the water level in the river rose sharply for several metres, and the flow velocity is increased two times. The next day the bridge collapsed. According to the Syrian specialists, who conducted an investigation, it happened due to intentional opening of the locks on the hydroelectric dam at al-Tabqa. The building is located on the territory controlled by the international coalition led by the United States.
As noted in the statement, the bridge was built on September 23 in the suburbs of Deir-ez-Zor. Its length was 212 meters, payload of 60 tons. On 1 October he was handed over to the Syrian side to improve the humanitarian situation in the districts on the left Bank of the Euphrates, where the refugees return, as the other bridges were destroyed in the fighting.
Earlier it was reported that the bridge is partially gone under water.
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