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Intense rain closes road in Armenia’s region

15:14, 31.05.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Incidents

YEREVAN. – Armenia’s Rescue Service received a distress call, on Wednesday at 5:05pm, informing that the Urtsadzor village-Khosrov Reserve road section in the Ararat Region was closed due to heavy rain and, as a result, eleven vehicles were stranded.  

A rescue squad was dispatched to the scene, the Rescue Service informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.

But it was found out that special equipment was needed to clear the accumulated stones from the road, and therefore one heavy machinery unit was sent to the area from Urtsadzor.   

The road was cleared by 8:15pm, and the traffic was restored.

Armenia News - NEWS.am

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