Two found dead after an avalanche on the slopes of Cheget in Kabardino-Balkaria, another was injured, reports
“Interfax” with reference to Deputy head of the Elbrus highland search and rescue team of EMERCOM of Russia albert Hadjiev.
“Two people were killed in the avalanche on the Northern slope of mount Cheget, another found alive,” – said Hajiyev.
Avalanche came down on the Northern slope of mount Cheget Elbrus on March 3 at 12:05 Moscow time, said
RIA “Novosti”. On a scene there has arrived group of 11 rescuers Elbrus POISKOVO-saving group on two pieces of equipment. Now rescuers continue work at the site of the avalanche. According to head a press-services of Republican Department of the Ministry of emergency situations of Cantemir Berova, the slope on which the avalanche prohibited for skiing.
In late February it was reported about 12-year-old boywho died because of an avalanche in the Altai. According to preliminary data, the evening of 22 February 2017 in the village of Aya of the Altai area came down from the mountain snow mass. Snow covered boy. The parents, concerned about long absence of the son, called the emergency workers who dug up the baby. To save him failed.