17 thousand 600 American soldiers and civilian specialists of the Engineering troops mobilized in the United States to fight the effects of the hurricane Irma. This was announced by the representative of the army Colonel Patrick saber, the press service of the Pentagon.
Operation on liquidation of consequences of the hurricane are in the British virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the continental United States.
As previously reported, due to hurricane Irma died, according to confirmed reports, 18 people in the South-Eastern United States and 43 people on the Islands in the Caribbean sea.
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