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Ten people, going to the source in the Republic of Tuva and overturned on the UAZ minivan while crossing the river Shui could not take into account the rise of the water level and therefore died. About it to “Komsomolskaya Pravda” told in the press service of the regional Department of internal Affairs.
Lieutenant Colonel of internal service Traveler Burby told the publication that supposedly people went to the place herders or in a nearby town. She suggested that before the driver had already crossed the river, and decided that I would be able to travel and during floods. “She [river] is sufficiently deep, and, most importantly, with a strong current, so strong that it flipped the car. People are unable to get out of the overturned car and drowned,” added the spokesman.
He noted that while it is not known the names of the victims, and under what circumstances the accident occurred on the territory of the Bai-taiga district.
The vehicle overturned in the river on Friday morning, July 12. Police found the bodies of four adults and six children, all with traces of drowning. According to “Interfax”, in the van were two families, they went “on vacation to the healing spring”.
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