Russian PM’s consolations over damages of Mirinae
18:13 | 06/11/2009
VGP – Russia’s PM V. Putin on Thursday cabled a consolatory message to PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng over heavy damages caused by tropical storm Mirinae in Central Việt Nam.

Rescuers are pulling a boat across a flood current in Việt Nam’s Bình Định Province, November 3, 2009 - Photo: AP
In his message, PM Putin expressed his sympathy to the Government and people of Việt Nam for human and material losses caused by the storm.

He also conveyed his condolences to families of those who were killed by Mirinae and wished the injured victims to recover soon.

As reported by the Việt Nam Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control, up to November 6, tropical storm Mirinae caused 104 deaths, 16 missing and 99 injured.

The total damages suffered by central provinces is VND 2,175.57 billion.

By Xuân Hồng

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