Three people died during the storm on Ilmensky festival of art song in the Chelyabinsk region. Another nine people were injured, reported on Saturday, June 14, the regional department of the Investigative Committee.
squally wind storm hit the camp participants and guests of the festival, which was located in the woods on a Saturday around 17:00 local time informs “Chelyabinsk today.” Because wind gusts were knocked down dozens of pine trees. From a lightning strike killed one woman, 48-year-old resident of Chrysostom. Two children – seven year old girl and a boy of ten – were killed by fallen trees.
Another nine people were injured due to fallen trees. All victims were taken to the hospital, about 20 thousand participants and guests urgently evacuated MUP and MOE. In fact the incident started initial inquiry, the results of which will be procedural decision.
In the MOE, as reported by RIA Novosti, said that all security measures taken at the festival. “There’s a duty ambulances unit search and rescue services. All security measures were taken in advance, and subsequent events have shown that everyone knows what to do “, – emphasized in the department, adding that online services have worked smoothly.
Acting Chelyabinsk Region Governor Boris Dubrovsky ordered the relatives of the dead and injured, the press service of the head region. By order Dubrovsky, a commission of inquiry into the deaths.