Rus News Journal

The Ministry of Emergency Measures of Russia has sent to Haiti three planes with doctors and rescuers

From airdrome situated near Moscow Ramensky the third transport plane of the Ministry of Emergency Measures Silt - 76, on which board aeromobile hospital, group of doctors and rescuers today has taken off.

Earlier to Haiti two liners which deliver in area of disaster of doctors of the Ministry of Emergency Measures and the All-Russia centre of medicine of accidents " have gone; Protection rescuers, including cynologists, psychologists, and also the necessary equipment for carrying out of salvage operations, cars of high passableness, have given in Management of the information of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of the Russian Federation.

Two earthquakes in magnitude 7,0 and 5,9 have occurred at coast Haiti on Tuesday. Many buildings, including a presidential palace and a building a staff - apartments of peace-making mission of the United Nations are destroyed. According to physicians and employees of the humanitarian organisations, under blockages there can be hundreds victims and thousand victims. The president of Russia Dmitry Medvedev during telephone conversation with the head of the Ministry of Emergency Measures Sergey Shojgu has charged to it to assist suffered from earthquake to Haiti.

RIA Novosti news agency