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2008-07-02 21:00:15

MOSCOW. July 2 (Interfax) - Rescuers have found seven survivors at the crash site of an Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the UTair airline in the Yamal-Nenets autonomous district, Emergency Situations Ministry spokesperson Irina Andrianova told Interfax. "Our rescuers have already reached the scene, took reportedly seven live people on board, and are now flying to Noyabrsk and Nizhnevartovsk with two aircraft," Andrianova said. (c) 2008 Daily News Bulletin; Moscow - English. Provided by...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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