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Chickens among those rescued from floods in Western Siberia

Several chickens were rescued from a flooded garden plot as flooding continued in Russia’s Tyumen Oblast, Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry said.EMERCOM) said on Saturday, April 20.

Video released by EMERCOM shows rescuers removing chickens from the water and placing them on a raft.

The local governor has deployed additional resources to the region after flooding prompted officials to declare a state of emergency, state media reported. Credit: Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations via Storyful