Landslide in Uzbekistan kills five people

Baku, May 5, AZERTAC

Five people died as a result of landslide in Qamchiq pass in Uzbekistan, the statement of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Uzbekistan said, according to UzDaily.

According to the Uzbek Ministry, six people were rescued as a result of adopted measures. All necessary aid was given to victims and their families.

The Ministry added that the landslide with the mass of 13,300 cubic meters occurred at Qamchiq pass at around 14:00 on 4 May.

Emergency Situations Ministry said that two cars were under the weight of the landslide in the area of the A-373 M-39 highway.

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