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    Posted May 17, 2014 by
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    Serbia Under Water

    As “Blic” reported, whole Obrenovac is under water, the river is close to flooding the bridge between the stadium and the hotel, and a warning has arrived that there is a danger that Kolubara bridge, which connects Obrenovac and Belgrade, might collapse.

    Evacuation of people is underway, and buses are transporting people to Belgrade. Russian rescuers and Russian Ambassador have arrived to Obrenovac to help. Helicopters are flying over Obrenovac, and 100 m from the hotel, where those evacuated were settled, everything is blocked, the daily reports. Helicopter Mi-17 with medical and Special Brigade teams is on its way to the village of Piroman, near Obrenovac, to help. Rescuers are transporting citizens with boats and trucks of “Gradska Cistoca”, and according to the daily, the whole action takes place on the bridge and in the hotel near the bridge. Mayor of Belgrade, Sinisa Mali, Defense Minister Bratislav Gasic and Nebojsa Stefanovic are on site.

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