Since the beginning of year on reservoirs of Ukraine has killed nearly 500 people

С начала года на водоемах Украины погибли почти 500 человек

More accidents on the water

The most common cause of accidents on the water is the violation of the citizens of the rules of safe behavior.

On the waters of Ukraine has killed nearly 500 people, said the press service of the State service of Ukraine on emergency situations (SSES).

“Almost half a thousand people drowned in the waters of the country since the beginning of the year. Since the beginning of June, the number of deaths is more than 170 people,” – said in the message.

With the start of the bathing season, in the Zaporozhye and Nikolaev areas rescuers massive catch from the waters of the Black and Azov seas, vacationers, which include from the shore on inflatable mattresses. Recorded daily up to ten such cases.

Citizens do not take account of storm warnings and use boats with strong gusts of wind.

In the midst of the summer holidays increases the number of deaths among children. In June, the waters have already killed more than 20 children. Eight more children were rescued.

As noted, the most common cause of accidents on the water is the violation of the citizens of the rules of safe behavior.

Recall that water at 96 Ukrainian beaches are dangerous for bathing, the report said the Ministry of health.

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