Since May,15 2010 Mogilev region has registered 53 persons drowned including 4 under aged ones. The information is provided by Nikolai Moiseev, the chief of Mogilev “OSVOD”.
July, 15 3 persons drowned, 2 of them were drunk. As a rule alcohol is a major factor leading to tragedy. Since the beginning of the week 7 persons died in the waters of the region.
Specialists warned citizens to avoid bathing in the areas and spots which are not appointed for swimming. Parents should watch their children swimming. Special attention should be paid to bathing in deep rushing rivers.
Hot harvesting season makes agriculture workers seek for rivers and reservoirs where they face the tragedy resulted from their carelessness.