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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Dam Death Toll Hits 73

The death toll in the Sayano-Shushenskaya dam disaster rose to 73 on Tuesday after the body of Anton Kachan, an engineer, was found in the rubble, the Investigative Committee said.

Two people are still listed as missing, and 72 bodies have been identified.

A turbine room flooded at the country’s largest hydroelectric power plant on Aug. 17. 

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