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40 families in Uzgen refuse to move from dangerous area

At least 40 families refuse to move from the dangerous zone (Ayuu-Sai village- note of 24.kg news agency), where a landslide covered in April 24 people. Local authorities reported.

According to the head of the rural administration Dinmukhammed Bokoshev, the district authorities intend to achieve forced resettlement through the court. More than 700 families live in dangerous areas in Uzgen district.

Earlier at the press conference, Minister of Emergency Situations Kubatbek Boronov told journalists that there were more than 4,000 families living in dangerous areas.

The official added that awareness-rising work is constantly being carried out with residents of dangerous areas, they are offered to move to a safer place, but many disagree. People expose themselves and their families to danger, but the Ministry of Emergency Situations does not have the authority to resettle people.

Recall, on April 29, 2017 a landslide in Uzgen district of Osh region killed 24 people.