In Buryatia met with yet another avalanche, under the rubble were two people, reports the website of the regional emergencies Ministry.
“At 12:40 (local time) on March 3 at the control Centre in crisis situations GU the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia in the Republic of Buryatia, it was reported that as a result of snow weight on the pass Arshansky route “Tunkinsky sources” under the rubble were two people a tour group of 10 people”, – is told in the message.
The incident occurred in the Tunkinsky district of Buryatia. To the scene left rescuers Buryat Republican rescue services. The information is specified.
How explained to Agency “Interfax” in press-service GU the Ministry of emergency situations, the incident occurred with a tourist group from Nizhny Novgorod, which was registered for a period of from 1 to 16 March. “The tourists told rescuers trying to save trapped under the rubble,” – said the press service.
This is the second tourist group, which came under an avalanche in the mountains of Buryatia during the last few days. Earlier it was reported that in Okinsky district on Tuesday due to snow melt in the Eastern Sayan killed the head of the Moscow tourism group.
A tourist group of six people followed the route: the village of Orlik – peak of Topographers – the source of Jogan – volcano Valley – village Orlik. For the evacuation of the bodies of the deceased were involved rescuers Buryat Republican rescue services with necessary equipment and facilities.
According to the information of the Buryat Republican hydrometeorological center, the avalanche danger lingers in the mountains of Northern Baikal and Muya areas. Also possible snow masses in the Eastern Sayan mountains.
Currently in the mountains of Buryatia remain five groups, including two trapped under the snow, told TASS the chief a press-services regional GU the Ministry of emergency situations of RDNA Podprugin.
“All these groups are registered. It sports tourists from different cities of Russia. From Buryatia groups, left on mountain trails, no,” she said.
The Ministry said that these groups – professionally trained, these are people engaged in active tourism. “All of them before leaving for the route warned of avalanches in the mountains of Buryatia, But they decided to go to the mountains. Prohibit Hiking we can not”, – said the representative of the Ministry of emergency situations.