Two Russians drowned in French Polynesia

Three divers, including two citizens of Russia, drowned near the island of Ache in French Polynesia. On Sunday, April 23, reports “Interfax” with reference to Agence France-Presse.

The dead citizens of the Russian Federation Professor of mathematics at the University of French Polynesia Alexey Zykin and his wife Tatiana Makarova, both of them about 30 years. The name of the third diver instructor Gilles Dam (Gilles Demée).

According to the Agency, which refers to the high Commission of France in French Polynesia, the incident occurred on Saturday, April 22, during a visit to the submarine cave at a depth of about 60 meters.

“One of the divers could begin to panic, while others wanted to help him, in this case, very quickly lost air,” explained the instructor, who knew the victims. He did not call his name.

The body was discovered on April 23. They are not yet able to raise to the surface. An investigation of the causes of the incident.