In 12 municipal districts of Dagestan, over 16 thousand houses were left without electricity. Among the victims there are about 80 thousand people. Over 24 thousand of them are children. This was announced by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the republic.
In particular, residents of Derbent, Kazbekov, Karabudakhkent and Kizlyar districts were affected.
The circumstances of the accident are being investigated.