Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sacked emergency conditions minister Yury Ilyin on Saturday.
Fourteen individuals have died in main forest fires in northeastern Kazakhstan, the Central Asian nation’s highest such toll in years.
The emergency conditions ministry mentioned on Saturday that 316 individuals had been evacuated however the scenario was below management and houses secure, regardless of the excessive temperature and the altering route of the wind hindering the response.
“In complete, 14 our bodies have been discovered,” the ministry mentioned in an announcement, having beforehand introduced it was looking for trapped forest rangers as fires consumed 60,000 hectares (148,000 acres) of land.
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sacked Emergency Conditions Minister Yury Ilyin earlier on Saturday.
Greater than 1,000 individuals, principally from the defence and emergency conditions ministries, are participating within the effort to place out the fires.
The huge fires had been began by lightning on Thursday, in accordance with the native authorities within the huge ex-Soviet nation.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has provided his condolences to Tokayev.