20 July 2016, Wednesday, 17:47

20 people drowned in Bashkortostan since beginning of swimming season


UFA, 20 July 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Olga Murtazina/. 20 people drowned in Bashkortostan since the beginning of the swimming season — 16 adults and four children. Four swimmers were rescued. According to employees of rescue service of the Republic of Bashkortostan, the main causes of water accidents were swimming in unequipped beaches, in a drunken state, leaving children unattended. "We should not forget about elementary precautions, not rely on air mattresses, not to swim in the waters where water transport moves", the rescue service RB reminds.