Khudilaynen does not confirm 15 dead in Syamozero tragedy
The head of Russia’s northwestern republic of Karelia, Alexander Khudilaynen, has not confirmed reports that 15 children died in an incident on Syamozero Lake in Karelia.
"Thirteen children died. The fourteenth has not been found yet," TASS cited Khudilaynen as saying.
Twelve children who were injured as a result of an emergency on Syamozero Lake in Karelia are in hospitals in Petrozavodsk, Interfax reports.