A painful news has come out from the city of Petropolis in Brazil, where 94 people died due to floods and landslides in the city. There are a large number of people missing
A painful news has come out from the city of Petropolis, Brazil, where 94 people died due to floods and landslides in the city. Rio de Janeiro Governor Claudio Castro said rescue work is still going on, due to which the death toll could rise further, with a large number of people still missing.
‘Not sure about the number of missing people’
The city’s mayor, Rubens Bomtempo, did not give any information about the number of people missing. Talking to the media, he said, ‘We are not yet aware of the exact number. It was a very dif
People are searching for their families in the rubble
Even after more than 24 hours of these incidents of last Tuesday, the families are still searching for their people in the rubble. The capital’s Public Prosecution Office issued a statement on Wednesday saying it had prepared a list of the names of 35 missing.
400 people homeless
People have made videos of the devastation and shared them on social media, in which homes can be seen in the mud and cars can be seen flowing with debris. The capital’s governor, Claudio Castro, said 400 people were left homeless and 24 people were pulled alive from the rubble.
The President spoke of the standing of the people in sorrow
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has spoken of standing with the people in this hour of grief. He is currently on a trip to Russia. He has entrusted his ministers with the responsibility of helping the people. Bolsonaro wrote on social media that ‘I came to know about the Petropolis accident from Moscow. Ministers have been entrusted with the responsibility of helping the victims. I have also spoken to Rio Governor Claudio Castro.