emergency situations in Caucasus

3.1-point earthquake hits Georgia

An earthquake measuring 3.1 points occurred in the village of Vake, Georgia, the National Seismic Monitoring Center reports. The tremors were recorded at 18:47 local time with an epicenter was at a depth of 16 km. According to …

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Abkhaz rescuers find body of St. Petersburg tourist

Today, employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Abkhazia found a body of a tourist from St. Petersburg, who fell into the river in the Gudauta region on August 12, the press service of the republican Ministry of Emergency Situations …

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Yerevan firefighters extinguish city’s largest dump

For the third day, Yerevan firefighters are extinguishing fire at the largest dump in the outskirts of Nubarashen, the press service of Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported today. "Fire brigades of the rescue service …

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Residential buildings on fire in Tbilisi

In Tbilisi, near the Central Station on Makhaldiani Street, 70 firefighter-rescuers with 15 units of equipment are trying to put out the fire that engulfed four residential buildings, the Emergency Management Service informs At the …

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ATM exploded in Georgian village

An explosion occurred in the community center of the Chokhataur district (Guria region), Georgian media reported. The accident with the Liberty Bank ATM took place in the village of Kokhnari at 22:30 local time (21:30 Moscow time), …

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Fire in Moscow warehouse extinguished

EMERCOM employees completely extinguished the fire on the territory of the warehouse building in northeast Moscow. "At 16.49, the fire was extinguished,” RIA Novosti quotes the message of the Ministry of Emergency …

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Body of young man found in Samtred district

In the Samtred region of Georgia, after 40 days of searching, the body of a dead young man was found, local media report. According to preliminary information, the deceased is 37-year-old Alexandr Nadiradze, who disappeared in late …

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North Caucasus becomes safer, EMERCOM informs

Last year, the number of emergency situations in the North Caucasus Federal District decreased by 31% compared to 2018, the press service of the General Directorate of the Russian EMERCOM in Kabardino-Balkaria informs. The department …

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Unknown left bag with dollars in Zvartnots

According to the Yerevan Zvartnots airport press-service, a forgotten bag with personal belongings and $ 4 thousand were found in the airport building. “The backpack was found in the departure hall. He was handed over to the …

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One injured in Yerevan gas explosion

A gas explosion took place in a apartment building in Yerevan today. At 11:00, Armenia's Ministry of Emergency Situations received an alarm that the sound of an explosion had been heard near the entrance to one of the homes on …

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Train and car collide in Yerevan: one injured

One person has been injured as car and train have collided in Yerevan at night, Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations press service reported. The injured has been hospitalized to the Astghik medical center. The other side …

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Two killed in car accident in Armenia’s Syunik

Two people died and four were injured in a road accident in Armenia's Syunik Province yesterday evening. On November 20, at 22:53 local time, the 911 emergency hotline was reported a car accident had occurred in Ishkhanasar …

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Man dies in sewer in Armenia

In Armenia, a man died as a result of falling into a sewer pit. According to the Ministry of Emergencies, the tragedy occurred in the village of Aknalich. The Ministry employees pulled out the body of the man born in 1967 from the pit, …

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Five-story building catches fire in Kislovodsk

In Kislovodsk, the roof of a five-story building caught fire that covered 800 sq m. The employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations evacuated 30 residents, Oleg Degtyarev, an official representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations …

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Major fire breaks out near Armenian parliament

In Yerevan, in the immediate vicinity of the Armenian parliament, a fire broke out in the private house, the EMERCOM press service reports. The rescuers received an emergency call at 15:00 local time. 10 fire brigades left for the …

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