Strong hail struck Ingushetia

As a result of the powerful thunderstorms that hit the republic in the past days and were accompanied by heavy rains and hail, winter crops, spring cereals and vegetable crops suffered. Preliminary damage assessment is 7.1 thousand hectares.

The authorities of Ingushetia intend to apply to the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia with a request to provide assistance in compensating damage to the agrarian sector of the country from hail and downpours that took place in the region a week ago, the agency’s assistant to the Minister of Agriculture for Cooperation with Mass Media, Adam Burazhev, told the agency.