In Eastern Syria because of a sharp rise in water level in the river was destroyed by the Russian military built a bridge across the Euphrates. The defense Ministry did not rule out that it was a US attempt to prevent the strengthening of the power of Damascus on the left Bank.
According to the official press organ of the Ministry of defence newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda, January 6, despite the absence in the region of precipitation, the water level in the Euphrates suddenly rose several meters and the velocity of the river has doubled. The next day car collapsible bridge collapsed.
Carried out by the Syrian experts investigation showed that the sudden influx of water could be caused by “the deliberate opening of locks” on the hydroelectric dam at Tabqa, situated in the territory controlled by the United States opposition parties.
The report stresses that technical need in a sudden discharge of water at the dam was not. “It is possible that in such a barbaric way by the American side, an attempt was made by the hands of others to prevent the strengthening of the legitimate government of the SAR government on the left Bank of the Euphrates” — the newspaper of the Russian military.
Russian military experts have built a 210-foot bridge over the Euphrates in September 2017 in the suburbs of Deir ez-Zor. The construction was intended to ferry people and transport of various cargoes.
After the bridge was handed over to the Syrian side, the humanitarian situation in the areas on the left Bank of the river, where refugees were returning, improved, specified in the publication. It says “Red star”, was the only bridge across the Euphrates are other similar structures were destroyed in the fighting.
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