On Sakhalin 20 fishermen killed in the sea of Okhotsk on a breakaway ice floe
Moscow. 25 Feb. INTERFAX.RU About 20 anglers are, according to preliminary data, on an ice floe that broke away from the landfast ice in the Okhotsk sea waters of South Sakhalin, said on Saturday the press service of EMERCOM in the region.
“In the Gulf of Mordvinova in the village of Okhotsk (Korsakov district) as a result of the squeezing of the wind was cracked, which turned out to be 20 anglers who do not have the ability to overcome it”, — stated in the message.
It is noted that in the area of the incident came to the fore rescuers from the Central rescue station of the village of Okhotsk. From Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk went duty rescuers Sakhalin search and rescue detachment of EMERCOM them. V. A. Polyakov, necessary equipment, and also operative group GU of the Ministry. The rescue operation involved 13 people and 7 pieces of equipment.
As reported, on 17 February in the same area with the broken away ice floe rescuers by helicopter took the seven anglers.
The press service also recalled that it has repeatedly reported that access to the landfast ice threat and urged the fishermen not to go out on the ice.