14.10.2020, 21:46

Nineteen victims of the Rào Trang hydropower plant 3 hospitalized

Nineteen victims of the Rào Trang hydropower plant 3 hospitalized
Rescue operations after the landslides in the area of ​​the Rao Trang 3 hydroelectric power station, on October 14 in Thua Thien-Hue. Photo: VNA /CVN

A team from the Thua Thien-Hue public security force used boats and canoes to transport supplies through the Huong Dien hydroelectric reservoir in Huong Binh commune, Phong Dien district, to the stranded workers in the hydroelectric power station of Rao Trang 4.
The victims were admitted to the 268 Military Hospital and the Phong Dien General Hospital.
Meanwhile, at around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 14 a rescue team reached the site of the Song Bo Ranger Office, where 13 members of a task force went missing after the building was buried in landslides. .
Rescuers mobilized sniffer dogs to support search efforts.
On Wednesday morning, October 14 a Mi-171E helicopter of the air force and anti-aircraft defense left Phu Bai airport in Thua Thien-Hue for Rao Trang 3 to drop off foodstuffs, medicines. and supplies.
According to Brigadier General Pham Truong Son, vice-commander of the air force and air defense, a second flight to Rao Trang 3 will be made if weather conditions permit.
The Rao Trang 3 and 4 hydropower plants have been isolated by floods and landslides since October 12. On the evening of October 13 Nguyen Dai Thanh, director of the Rao Trang 3 hydroelectric power plant, confirmed three deaths linked to landslides on Monday, October 12.
A 21-person search and rescue team, including local officials and the military, was also hit by a landslide on their way to Rao Trang 3 on Tuesday (October 13th). Thirteen people are missing while eight others managed to escape.
Seventeen workers from Rao Trang 3 are also missing after the landslide. About 40 workers were transferred there safely to Rao Trang 4 which was reached on the evening of October 13 by a team from the province. Five seriously injured people were hospitalized.