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 About 100 trucks remain snowbound between Cherkasy and Kyiv regions since yesterday, Interior Minister Avakov says. PHOTOS

The Interior Ministry personnel were sent to the border between Cherkasy and Kyiv regions to rescue more than 100 trucks that still remain stuck in snow piles.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the Interior Ministry press service, this was said by Ukraine’s Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov today, Dec. 20.

"A crisis emerged on the border between the Cherkasy and Kyiv regions: over a hundred heavy trucks remain snowbound for more than 24 hours," the official said.

About 100 trucks remain snowbound between Cherkasy and Kyiv regions since yesterday, Interior Minister Avakov says 01

He added that National Police Chief Serhii Kniaziev and State Emergency Service Chairman Mykola Chechiotkin were sent there to resolve the situation.

"With renewed strength, they should quickly rescue the people and vehicles from the snow trap," Avakov said.

"Under Arsen Avakov’s instruction, General Serhii Kniaziev - the chief of the National Police - and Chairman of the State Emergency Service Mykola Chechiotkin have left for the area of a multi-kilometer trap for trucks on the Kyiv-Odesa motorway at the border between the Cherkasy and Kyiv regions," Interior Ministry’s Communication Department Director Artem Shevchenko tweeted.

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About 100 trucks remain snowbound between Cherkasy and Kyiv regions since yesterday, Interior Minister Avakov says 02

Trucks trapped by snow storm on the Kyiv-Odesa highway

About 100 trucks remain snowbound between Cherkasy and Kyiv regions since yesterday, Interior Minister Avakov says 03
About 100 trucks remain snowbound between Cherkasy and Kyiv regions since yesterday, Interior Minister Avakov says 04
About 100 trucks remain snowbound between Cherkasy and Kyiv regions since yesterday, Interior Minister Avakov says 05

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n3040430
 
 
 
 
 
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