Mikhail Klimentyev / RIA Novosti
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has heard the reports of Minister of emergency situations Evgeny Senichev and the Governor of Krasnoyarsk region Alexander USSA about the incident near the village of Krasnoyarsk Shetinkina, where the dam killed at least 15 people. This was reported by press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax”.
“The President instructed to take all measures to assist people to identify the causes of the incident and prevent the consequences of a collapse of a dam on the nearby settlements”, — said Peskov.
According to recent reports, the dam, causing a four-meter wave washed away the wagons with workers, 15 people were killed, 13 missing. Another 14 were injured. Authorities said that the building was erected in the handicraft way with the violation of technological norms and was not officially registered. A criminal case under article 216 of the criminal code (“Violation of safety rules at conducting the works, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons”).
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