Rescuers find body of tourist in Ukraine's Zakarpattia region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The rescue team reached the location of the avalanche, which brought down a group of tourists near Styh mountain
18:49, 28 January 2019

Rescue operation in Rakhiv, Zakarpattia region after an avalanche, January 28, 2019
State Emergency Service of Ukraine

Body of a died tourist from Kyiv was found in Rakhiv, Zakarpattia region. Earlier, a group of tourists came under an avalanche near Stig mountain, as the press office of Emergency Service in Zakarpattia region reported.

The rescue team reached the location of the avalanche on January 28, at around 11 am.

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Earlier, on January 25 three 28-year-old tourists from Kyiv came under an avalanche near Stig mountain in Rakhiv, Zakarpattia region. One of them managed to get out of the snow and helped his friend. Then, they took out the third tourist. Yet, he could not survive.

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Two of the survived had to spend a night with their died friend in a tent. They managed to connect with the rescue team in the morning. They left the body of the dead tourist and went to the recreational center and met with the Emergency Service rescuers.

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