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Vladimir Putin has been briefed on the situation in the Tula Region

May 22, 2013

Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov and Tula Region Governor Vladimir Gruzdev reported to Vladimir Putin on the impact of the tornado that struck the region, the measures taken to assist the public and disaster relief efforts.

The town of Yefremov in the Tula Region has been struck by a tornado. About 100 buildings have been damaged, most of them residential homes, and dozens of trees and light poles have been uprooted. According to preliminary information, 15 people have been injured. Electricity and water supply have been restored, and work on clearing the streets are in progress.

May 22, 2013