On Altai have killed tourists from Novosibirsk

The group consisted of nine people. Two survivors the next day was able to get to the village Kosh-Agach.

In the Republic of Altai tourist group of nine people caught in an avalanche on the South-Chuyskiy ridge. Seven people were killed, two of them managed to survive, reports TASS with reference to regional management of the emergency situations Ministry on Wednesday, may 8.

“On may 6 in the South-Chuya ridge occurred the avalanche: seven people were killed, two survivors only today got to the village of Kosh-Agach. To report informed about the incident they could not: there was not. Announced just today. At 14:00 (10:00 Kyiv time) at the place of the accident, the helicopter with rescuers from Gorno-Altaisk to conduct prospecting, extracting travelers from the avalanches,” – said the Agency interlocutor.

In the emergency services, in turn, said that before leaving for the route group from Novosibirsk created a division of the emergency situations Ministry. It is known that among victims – the head of the tourist club of the Novosibirsk state University Nikolai Simonov.

Earlier in the Swiss Alps as the result of a convergence of avalanches killed four skiers from Germany. The route, which carried tourists, was not considered a threat.

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