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.
- » Thunderstorms, Hail Expected in Western Bulgaria on Monday
- » Bulgaria at risk of losing more money in EU-funded eco projects
- » Temperatures Sharply Go Down across Bulgaria on Friday
- » Wildfire Danger Extends to 16 Bulgarian Regions on Thursday
- » Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms to Hit Bulgaria on Thursday, Friday
- » Half of Bulgaria Under Highest Fire Danger Alert on Tuesday