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Romanian soldiers supporting the people in the flooded regions

In the last 24 hours the soldiers performed 18 missions of support of the people in the flooded regions in Olt county, Constanta county, Vrancea county, Dolj county, Alba county, Dambovita county and Bacau county.

A military helicopter from the 95th Air Base Bacau flew Tuesday, July 12 at 19.30 hours to rescue a person in danger in Lespezi village, Racova commune, Bacau county.
Other two helicopters from the same unit flew Wednesday, July 13 to rescue the isolated persons in Adjud and Targu Ocna.

The Mounting Troops Battalion from Campeni and a helicopter from the 71st Air Base Campia Turzii are acting in Ocolis, Alba county to rescue 18 children and 9 persons isolated in an attic.
About 250 soldiers from the units from Craiova, Babadag, Focsani, Aiud, Targoviste, Bacau acted during the night with boats and trucks to evacuate and rescue the people in danger and to transport the materials,. food and water.

Minister of National Defence, Teodor Atanasiu ordered that all the units, at the local authorities request, to intervene in supporting the population affected by the floods.

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Actualizare: 20.07.2018