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77-year old pensioner from Mogilev died while burning dry grass

77-year old pensioner from Mogilev died while burning dry grass. The tragedy took place on April 18 in the yard of the private house in Kutepov street in Mogilev, Olga Nekhoroshikh, chief inspector of propaganda and training centre of the MES’s regional department, informed.

The man lived alone, but he was regularly visited by his relatives who helped him around the house and bought food. According to the witness, the pensioner started to burn dry grass in his yard at around 12 o’clock; he watched the fire, but it spread to the neighbouring land plot. The man tried to extinguish the fire, but unfortunately couldn’t, and died.

It should be mentioned, that the old man has become the 8th victim in the Republic who died while burning dry grass.

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