In Buryatia four tourists came under an avalanche on a mountain Mama Kabansky district, told TASS on Sunday, March 12, in the Republican Main emergency Department. As stated by the Agency in the press-service of the Baikal search and rescue unit of the emergencies Ministry, killed one of the members of the group who climb the mountain, – a citizen of France.
The press service of the bpso TASS reported that the three surviving members of the group now descend from the mountains towards the rescuers. “Evacuation of the body of the deceased, according to preliminary data, will be conducted tomorrow,” – said the representative of the group.
According to the MOE, the tourists came from the Irkutsk region and was not recorded. Of the accident became aware of one of the band members, who called the army base rescue and reported the incident.
To assist to the place of the left rescuers of the Baikal search and rescue team of EMERCOM of Russia. Evacuation of rescuers involved six Ambassadorial unit bpso EMERCOM of Russia.
“Used vehicles designed for rough terrain, including snowmobiles and car “KAMAZ”. Rescuers also carry special avalanche sets consisting of probes, shovels and other equipment. They have to overcome more than 150 km to get to the scene”, – reported the EMERCOM in Buryatia.
MOE recalled that in the mountains of Buryatia currently avalanche situation. All tourist groups are warning about the necessity of observance of safety rules.