In Kazakhstan, seven soldiers were killed in an avalanche
In Kazakhstan, seven soldiers died in an avalanche in the Zhambyl oblast. On Friday, February 17, informs a portal “Radiotochka” with reference to the press service of the Committee on emergency situations (CoES) of the Ministry of interior of the Republic.
“The scene sent rescue teams, which are now in the way and soon to arrive — 75 people and 7 pieces of equipment”, — informed the Agency.
In CoES said that 10 people among the trapped under an avalanche in the gorge koksai saved. In the regional command “South” of the armed forces of the Republic reported that the accident occurred at a time when a military unit was on combat training, the Agency “Kazinform”.
7 February as a result of an avalanche in the ski resort of Chimbulak near Alma-ATA killed the Russian referee Alexei Belosludtsev who worked for the Universiade-2017.
A day earlier it was reported that in Afghanistan and Pakistan, an avalanche killed more than 100 people. In the Afghan province of Nuristan in an avalanche were completely buried two villages, one inhabited by 53 people.