In the sea of Okhotsk the fishermen save a detached ice floe
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, April 9 — RIA Novosti. The operation to rescue about 30 people from the detached ice floe is on Sakhalin have managed to rescue four persons, informs on Monday a press-service of Department of EMERCOM in the Sakhalin region.
“In the afternoon of April 9, the operations duty officer of the control Center in crisis situations the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia, Sakhalin oblast received information that in Mordvinov Gulf (South-Eastern coast of Sakhalin island) occurred the separation of the ice people”, — stated in the message.
According to the Ministry, 500 metres from the shore on an ice field of a crack with a width of 10 meters, which is located about 30 anglers. The length of the ice is several kilometers, near Cape Loose it comes in contact with the land, reported in the MOE.
In the rescue operation involved 19 persons and 9 units of equipment, including rubber boats and hovercraft “Hivus”. Four fishermen have already been delivered to coast, have added in Department.