Thursday, September 17, 2015

MOE: data on the victims of the earthquake in Chile Russians there – RIA Novosti

People during the evacuation of the earthquake in Chile

© AP Photo / Nadia Perez / AGENCIA UNO via AP

MOSCOW, September 17 – RIA Novosti. Data on the victims of the earthquake in Chile Russians no tsunami Russia is not threatened, told reporters the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov.

“While the number of victims of several hundred people. They are assisted. The damage is being specified. We work in close cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with our embassies. At the moment, the data on victims Russians do not. We have sent all the necessary materials in the framework of bilateral relations between the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry and the relevant services in Chile, the interaction is organized, “- said Tufts.

He added that the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry has the situation under strict control.

“We are considering the development of a model of the situation pre-measures to protect the Far East held, but a threat to the Russian Federation is now no” – added Minister.

On Thursday night off the coast of Chile, there was an earthquake, its magnitude, according to the US Geological Survey, was 8.3. Epicenter aftershocks located 54 kilometers north-west of the city Ilyapel, 228 kilometers north of the capital – Santiago. The earthquake was followed by a magnitude 6.4 aftershock. National Service for Emergency Situations reported on Chile’s 4.5-meter tsunami waves that struck the city of Coquimbo. While officially confirmed the death of five people. About 1 million evacuated.


© AP Photo / AGENCIA UNO / Pablo Ovalle Isasmendi


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