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GROZNY, April 25. /TASS/. Fire-tactical exercises held on Wednesday at stadium Akhmat-arena in Grozny, where will be the workout of the Egypt national Team on football during CHM2018. According to the scenario the fire started at the viewing platform.

“The first priority of the stewards at the stadium and emergency workers on duty on every major sporting event, was to organize the evacuation, eliminating panic and stampede. By the end of the evacuation to the stadium arrived additional forces, including airmobile group of the emergency Department of the Chechen Republic. About ten people were “cut off” from the release “fire” and “smoke,” firefighters pulled them from the podium with a three-knee ladder, the seven rescued from the roof of the stadium, using ladders,” he told TASS head of the press service of the Republican Central Directorate of Ministry of emergencies, Timur taysumov .

According to him, during the event, checked the fire water network of the stadium and equipped with primary fire extinguishing means. “No comments found. All the teachings attracted more than 300 people and 20 vehicles. All services involved in training, coped with the tasks,” – said Taisumov.

Egypt during the world Cup 2018 will be based in Grozny. The Egyptians will play in the tournament for the first time in 28 years. Their opponents in the group And become team Russia, Uruguay and Saudi Arabia. The matches of the world Cup will be held from 14 June to 15 July at 12 stadiums in 11 cities.