View of the dam and the old dry river bed, formed as a result of a landslide of sand and stone, which blocked the path of the Zeravshan current. Parsing the blockage with the help of technology. View of the formed lake. Evacuation of the population from the village of Aini. A group of leaders of Tajikistan at the scene; among them - the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR Ya.S. Nasriddinov, deputy. Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR I.T. Novikov. Sappers carry out blasting operations to create a new channel.