In Armenia, the landslide covered at least fifty cars. Three people were missing (updated)

October 3, 2011. Rocks found in the rubble as cars and trucks. According to preliminary data, 10 injured taken to hospital, some people are still missing. It happened last night on one of the sections of the route of Armenia and Georgia. Rescuers arrived at the scene, but the slump continued and work was delayed. Driving on the road is still closed.Traffic on the interstate highway Vanadzor — Bagra at the railway station near Ayrum Armenian-Georgian border was closed on Sunday because of a landslide, the press service of the Armenian government.

According to preliminary data in the area of the landslide were cars.

Decision of the Prime Minister of Armenia Tigran Sargsyan created operational headquarters, the scene directed members of the relevant services. Measures are being taken to provide assistance to passengers who remained in the landslide area.

Government asks not to travel on the road Vanadzor Bagra. The report notes that the current cutoff Vanadzor-Dilijan-Ijevan-Bagra.

In connection with the landslide at the Center for Crisis Management MES open telephone "hot line".

Source: planeta.moy.su.

YEREVAN, October 3 — RIA Novosti, Hamlet Matevosyan. Three people missing in landslide zone, came down on Sunday in northern Armenia, near the border with Georgia, said on Monday the Armenian news site News.am.

Relatives of the missing appealed to law enforcement. It is possible that the number of missing increased.

Eight people were hospitalized in a hospital in Noyemberyan and Alaverdi, one — with a broken, the rest minor injuries. The data of the dead have not yet received.

Landslide remains active, making difficult the search and rescue work. In addition, work prevents rain, which, according to meteorologists will continue for several days.

According to preliminary data, the collapse are still under 35 cars, including Armenian, Georgian and Turkish passenger and commercial vehicles.

Also damaged power poles, so that the city and the village Ayrum Lchkadzor powered down.

Traffic on the interstate highway Vanadzor Bagratashen Ayrum near the railway station in the north of Armenia was closed on Sunday because of a landslide.

Decision of the Prime Minister of Armenia Tigran Sargsyan created operational headquarters, the scene directed members of the relevant services. Measures are being taken to provide assistance to passengers who remained in the landslide area.

Government asks not to travel on the road Vanadzor Bagra. The report notes that the current bypass Vanadzor-Dilijan-Ijevan-Bagra.

In connection with the landslide at the Center for Crisis Management Emergency Situations of Armenia opened telephone "hot line".

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