A teenager drowned in the river in the Sverdlovsk region, falling from a detached ice floe
Ekaterinburg. May 11. INTERFAX-URAL — Rescuers on Friday found the body of 14-year-old boy who drowned in the river Sinyachikha Sverdlovsk region, the press service of the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the region.
According to authorities, the incident occurred on Thursday. The teenager took to the ice that still remains in places at the shore. The ice cracked and a shard of ice, which was a schoolboy, carried over on the rough river, the report said.
The boy could not resist and ended up in the water. On the shore was his classmate, who reported the incident by phone “112”.
Rescuers organized searches on the pond, which was complicated by a strong current. The body of a teenager was discovered 500 metres from the scene. The circumstances of the incident investigation law enforcement authorities.