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Sardoba Reservoir: Additional information about the water leakage

On May 1, at 05:55 AM a leak occurred in the wall of the sixth picket of the dam of Sardoba Reservoir. Water inundated Kurgontepa village.
Sown areas are mostly affected.
Syrdarya District Emergency Situations Directorate, together with the lower-level organizations of the State Emergency Situations Prevention and Response System, evacuated residents of MCA Kurgontepa of Sardoba district, located near the reservoir, to Mirzaabad district. 1158 people have been evacuated.
According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Uzbekistan, it is planned to evacuate residents of MCA Kuytosh, Ota Yurt, Birlik, where there is a threat of flooding.
Head of the government of the country, the leadership of ministries of emergency situations, emergency departments, internal affairs, the National Guard and other organizations arrived at the place. They coordinate the work on organizing evacuation and eliminating the consequences of the emergency.
No information has been received about the injured or dead.

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