emergency situations in Caucasus

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Miracle in Dagestan: people saved from avalanche

Miracle in Dagestan: people saved from avalanche

An avalanche descended in the Tsuntinsky area of Dagestan - more than five thousand tons of snow fallen at the mountain range on the site of the Mokok-Echeda road. People who were nearby, survived miraculously. Realizing the impending …

Fire erupts at Germany embassy in Yerevan

Fire erupts at Germany embassy in Yerevan

The Ministry of Emergency Situation (MES) on Saturday morning received a fire alarm from the German Embassy in Yerevan, Tart reports. The rescue team which immediately headed to the scene saw smoke rolling out …

Fire breaks out in Yerevan gas station, one injured

Fire breaks out in Yerevan gas station, one injured

The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Armenia received a call on Saturday at 10:08am. Accordingly, a fire had broken out at a gas station in capital city Yerevan, and rescuers were needed.  …

Militaries fire security forces in forest in Dagestan

Militaries fire security forces in forest in Dagestan

The militaries have opened fire on the police officers in the Khivsky District of Dagestan. "On Saturday morning unknown persons opened fire on the police officers in a forest near the village of Chere,’’’ …

Body found off Turkmen cost brought to Azerbaijan

Body found off Turkmen cost brought to Azerbaijan

The body found in the Caspian Sea off the coast of Turkmenistan, who is believed to belong to one of the oilmen who had gone missing after the fire breakout on the offshore platform No.10 of the Gunashli field, was brought to Azerbaijan on April …

Explosion in Batumi destroys several houses, media report

Explosion in Batumi destroys several houses, media report

In Batumi, Georgia, several one-storey private houses were damaged as a result of an explosion that took place, according to preliminary data, due to the leakage of natural gas, local media reported. There are no victims as a result of …

Number of injured in Kizlyar reaches 17 people

Number of injured in Kizlyar reaches 17 people

The number of people injured in a fire at a gas station in Kizlyar has reached 17 people, a source in the law enforcement agencies of the republic reported. "The number of victims increased to 17, all of them suffered mild …

Two young children drowned in Stavropol

Two young children drowned in Stavropol

Two young children have drowned in the Shpakovsky district of Stavropol, the head of the press service of EMERCOM in the region Oleg Degtyarev informed. The night before they went missing in the village of Nadezhda. …

Earthquake occurred in Baksan district

Earthquake occurred in Baksan district

An earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale occurred in the Baksan District in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Kabardino-Balkaria. "The center of the earthquake was located at a depth of 10 km," the …