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Yakutian woman died while climbing Elbrus

Yakutian woman died while climbing Elbrus
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During the ascent to Elbrus, several tourists were killed. Among them was Anna Makarova, a resident of Yakutia.

According to INTERFAX.RU, there were 20 climbers in the group, four of whom were guides. Tourists during the ascent got into bad weather. At about 10 am, one of the participants in the ascent became ill, she lost consciousness. The guide tried to help her, but she died in his arms.

At about 11:15, he fixed it on the saddle near the trail and marked its location with a backpack. The rest of the group and the guides noticed that no one was coming down, which means that unforeseen circumstances arose. The weather also began to deteriorate, it was decided to call rescuers. It turned out that one of the participants broke his leg higher up the slope.

Rescuers reported that three people from the group were killed. The last two survivors are still being evacuated.

 

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