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From « Sidra » to Bangladesh 3000 persons

To Bangladesh were lost the cyclone " has fallen; Sidr - the most powerful for last decade. The elements have struck on southern coast of the country: people washed off in the sea together with houses.

the Ministry of Emergency Measures at midday informed on 1861 victim while local mass-media speak about more than three thousand victims. According to The Associated Press, quantities of victims has reached 2   206 persons. In the meantime, France Press also   speaks about three thousand victims, pass to Conduct .

Warships and helicopters try to rescue thousand people which now are on islands in Bee (Bengal) and are cut off from continent by a storming storm.

some more days Are required to finish searches and to define number of victims and degree of destructions - has informed Reuters   the representative of the ministry.

the Extremely difficult still have maintenance of tens thousand victims with potable water and the foodstuffs. All south of the country now is without an electricity and telecommunication.

the Authorities already named it national affliction and have urged all to come to the rescue of victims.

Elena CHINKOVA,

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