Russia’s Minister of Emergencies died tragically in line of duty – Ministry

Moscow, Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Yevgeny Zinichev died tragically at the age of 55 in the line of duty as he was saving a person’s life, the ministry said.

“The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations informs with regret that Yevgeny Zinichev died tragically in the line of duty when he was saving a person’s life at interdepartmental drills on protecting the Arctic zone from emergencies,” the ministry said in a statement.

(EW correspondent)