Four tourists from Russia were injured in a rockslide on the glacier in Kyrgyzstan
Moscow. July 31. INTERFAX.RU — Ministry of emergency situations of Kyrgyzstan confirmed that four Russians have suffered as a result of rockfall on the glacier Scriabin in Northern Kyrgyzstan.
According to tourist company “Aksai travel”, on Monday at about 13:00 (12:00 Moscow time) during the ascent to the glacier Scriabin No. 9 (Alamedin district, Chui oblast), 4.1 thousand meters, seven tourists trapped under falling rocks, said Tuesday “Interfax” in the press service of the Kyrgyz Ministry of emergency situations.
“Three of them from Kazakhstan, four from Russia”, — he said. “According to preliminary data, killed one citizen of Kazakhstan, and the rest suffered”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
Tuesday morning from Almaty in the area of the glacier Scriabin in Kyrgyzstan to evacuate the injured flew the helicopter “Kazaviaspas”.
In the emergency Ministry of Kyrgyzstan informed the Agency that the rescue operation had not yet begun. “At the scene, the helicopter has not arrived yet”, — said the representative of the Ministry of emergency situations of Kyrgyzstan.