9 January 2019, 13:47


First responders pull 60 people out of dozens of vehicles stranded by heavy snow

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LUGANSK, January 9 (Lugansk Media Centre) – LPR Emergencies Ministry teams have rescued 61 people from 18 cars stalled by heavy snow in the past 24 hours.

"Icy and snowy road conditions led to 18 disabled vehicles across LPR carrying 61 persons."

Weather conditions have recently deteriorated in the LPR bringing heavy snow, icy roads and strong winds.

The Emergencies Ministry is dealing with chaos "employing maximum of available equipment" to clean roads and help stranded motorists out.

LuganskMediaCentre — 09 January — Lugansk