Against anthrax, the defense Ministry sent complex “Orlan”

The latest military complex aerosol disinfection Orlan sent to Yamal to deal with an anthrax outbreak, told RIA Novosti assistant commander of the CVO Jaroslav Roshchupkin.

“To deal with the consequences of an outbreak of anthrax, the Russian defense Ministry were transferred to the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug latest set of aerosol disinfection of transport, buildings and PPE KDA “Orlan”. Aircraft of the military transport aviation took him from Ekaterinburg to Salekhard, where his stroke he will proceed to the area to perform tasks,” — said Roschupkin.

Modelny complex “Orlan” was adopted at vooruzenie in 2015. In total for liquidation of consequences of emergency situations on the territory of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district of the Central military district sent more than 200 soldiers and about 30 vehicles.

Outbreaks of anthrax on the Yamal Peninsula led to the deaths of more than 2,300 animals. The authorities of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district said that the cause of the infection of deer was unusually warm for the far North summer: within one month on the Yamal Peninsula was kept hot, the temperature rose to 35 degrees Celsius.

As of August 2, anthrax was diagnosed in 20 herders and members of their families, now they are hospitalized from the hearth threat of infection. In the area quarantined.