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The bodies of two dead tourists were recovered from an avalanche in Buryatia

The bodies of two dead tourists were recovered from an avalanche in Buryatia
Photo: 03.mchs.gov.ru

In Buryatia, rescuers removed the bodies of two dead tourists from an avalanche. Earlier, the body of another member of the group under the snow was found by those who managed to escape.

According to the press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Buryatia, the search operation has been completed. Yesterday evening, one of the group members called the rescuers and reported that an avalanche had descended on the Gorelov pass, one person died, the whereabouts of two members of the group are unknown.

Three hours after the start of the search, the bodies of two tourists were found at a depth of about one and a half meters. They were taken by helicopter to Irkutsk. The survivors receive medical attention.

Earlier it was reported that a group of tourists from the Krasnodar Territory hit by an avalanche in the Tunkinsky district. The ascent was registered in the departments of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

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