Flood Victims Rescued by Bulgarian Air Force Helicopters
A man has been rescued in Bulgaria's Black Sea Albena resort during a low-level flight of two Cougar helicopters of the Bulgarian Air Force, Friday.
Destitute people from the resort have been evacuated safely by army trucks ZIL – 131 and the military continue to assist victims in the area, BGNES reports.
The crews of both Cougar helicopters have started the evacuation by air of the flood victims in the Dobrich village of Prilep. So far 20 people have been rescued and transported to a safe area.
The rescue operations are still ongoing, the Defense Ministry informed.
- » Bulgarian Village of Belozem Declares State of Emergency
- » Bulgarian Authorities Issue Red Code Over Heavy Rain, Strong Winds in Burgas
- » 15 Districts in Bulgaria under ‘Code Yellow’ Weather Alert over Heavy Rain
- » Last Circus Lions in Bulgaria Leave for South Africa
- » Bulgaria Orders Montupet to Halt Aluminium Casting Unit over Suspected Air Pollution
- » Sofia’s MBT Waste Processing Plant to Start Operating Monday