Four rescued tourists have been escorted down from Pip Ivan mountain in the Carpathians. This was reported in the Office of the State Emergency Service in Ivano-Frankivsk region.
"At 9:10 a.m., rescuers and volunteers began escorting a group of 4 people from Pip Ivan to Pogorilets tract. As of 12:30 p.m., four injured people were taken to Pogorilets tract. After a medical examination, they refused hospitalization and went to their place of permanent residence", the statement said.
Earlier. we reported that two tourists died in Carpathian Mountains of Ivano-Frankivsk region, as they were climbing the Pip Ivan (Chornohora) Mountain.
“February 22, at 9:30 p.m., eight tourists called the search and rescue station on the Pip Ivan Mountain. Three tourists were transported by on stretchers, they were severely frostbitten (one – without life signs), five others arrived by themselves”, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported.
On Friday, February, at 10:30 p.m., two persons from the group died and other six remained at the rescue station. Nothing threatens their lives now.