Four tourists rescued from Pip Ivan mountain in the Carpathians

Source : 112 Ukraine

Tourists were examined by doctors, they refused hospitalization
19:35, 24 February 2019

112 Agency

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. 

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“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.

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