Kyrgyz Republic Faces Over 40 Mudflows in Four Days; State of Emergency Declared in Three Regions

In just four days since April 20, the Kyrgyz Republic has experienced a staggering 46 mudflows across regions including Osh, Batken, Jalal-Abad, and Talas. Deputy Minister of Emergency Situations, Urmatbek Shamyrkanov, revealed this concerning statistic during a briefing.

To address the situation, a state of emergency has been declared in Osh, Jalal-Abad (specifically in the Nooken district), and Talas regions.

Shamyrkanov provided insight into the devastation caused by the mudflows. In Osh, 171 courtyard areas have been inundated, with no reports of mudflow entering homes, though 28 residences and a school have experienced flooding in their basements.

Meanwhile, in Jalal-Abad, 102 residential courtyard areas and schools have been affected by flooding, while in Talas, 202 courtyard areas and one school have been submerged.



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