The number of poisoned drinking water in Kizlyar has increased to 44 people

In Kizlyar with acute intestinal infection hospitalized 44 people, including ten children. All the pain in the abdomen accompanied by vomiting. According to preliminary data, the cause of the infection was not corresponding to the sanitary standards of the water. The flow of water from one of the pumping stations of the city stopped.

the Outbreak began on 6 January, notes TASS. After the poisoning of the inhabitants of Kizlyar, Russia’s Investigative Committee opened a criminal case under part 1 article 239 of the Criminal code of Russian Federation (“Rendering services not meeting requirements of safety of life or health of consumers”).

According to preliminary data, the water pollution was the fault of local residents. They had a sewer, connecting it to the drainage system. But it was damaged water pipes that ran deeper.

For residents of the affected area of Kizlyar drinking water brought in tanks.