Rescue works completed in flooded villages in south Kazakhstan 15 января 2013, 14:03
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Rescue works have been completed in the flooded villages of Saryagash region of South-Kazakhstan oblast, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Kazakhstan Emergency Situations Ministry.
According to the Ministry, 48 houses and 119 yards were flooded in the area. Two houses in Karakalpak village collapsed and 9 houses and 9 yards were damaged by the flood waters. According to Emergency Situations Ministry, Zhylga village suffered the most damages with 37 houses and 108 yards flooded. The least damage was caused to Taskuduk village where 2 houses and 2 yards were flooded. The residents of the collapsed buildings were relocated to their relatives.
The elimination of the emergency situation involved 266 people and 27 rescue vehicles.
The villages in Saryagash region of South-Kazakhstan oblast were flooded at night on January 12.