Accident leaves 1,000 people without heating in extreme cold weather in Kazakh Karaganda region
Azerbaijan, Baku, Dec. 18 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
An accident on water line in the city of Karazhal of Kazakh Karaganda region disrupted heat supply to five apartment buildings with 968 residents, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with the reference to the Kazakh Emergency Situations Ministry.
"At the present time, five block houses (356 flats with 968 people) have no heating. The water line is under repair," the Ministry said.
According to meteorologists, the temperature hit minus 37 degrees in Karaganda region on Tuesday.