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Mourning announced in Yakutsk

Mourning announced in Yakutsk
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In Yakutsk, July 18 is declared a day of mourning for the dead on the Lena River. The tragedy occurred 15 July. In the area of ​​Ponomareva Island, three children and four adults drowned.

According to the press service of the city administration, the national flags of Russia and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) will be lowered on this day. Television and radio companies, cultural institutions are recommended to refrain from broadcasting entertainment programs and holding special events.

Upon the death of people on the Lena River, the republican SU SK filed a criminal case. Investigative and operational measures are underway, the circumstances of the incident are being established.