Disasters and accidents

2016-08-19 17:52:58

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ 107 people died and 910.4 thousand heads of livestock and animals were lost due to 2,845 disasters and accidents occurred in July of this year.

2,433 construction fires and 71 cases of rabies and 67 cases of sheep small pox were recorded.

The damage caused by the construction fires amounted to MNT 5.7 billion and totally MNT 311.9 million was exploited to abolish aftermath of disasters and accidents.

In the period, 67 people died from drowning in rivers and lakes, 22 people--from fires in constructions; seven people--from artisanal mining and rock falls, four people--from water flood; three people--from forest fires; two people--from thunder and heavy fall of snow and severe storms.

The number of disaster and accidents declined in July 2016 by 950 against the previous year.