Rus News Journal

Flooding in Tunis have carried away lives of 8 persons, is missing

Flooding in vicinities of capital of Tunis have carried away lives of eight persons, eight more are considered as missing persons, Rejter reports referring to local mass-media.

Strong flooding are called by torrential rains lasting many days. Rescuers search eight persons who on cars have been washed off by a current approximately in 15 kilometres from Tunis - capitals of the state located at the Mediterranean coast of the North Africa.

Weather forecasters predict strengthening of deposits in the north and the country east. In a hilly terrain it threatens capital and settlements with the full termination of automobile communication.