Date: 11 months ago   Category: Incidents

On Elbrus the lightning has struck in two climbers - RIA Novosti, 8/22/2018


NALCHIK, 22 Aug – RIA Novosti. Two climbers have suffered from lightning stroke when climbing Elbrus, rescuers left him to the aid, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kabardino-Balkaria.© of RIA Novosti RIA Novosti Abramov reports to Pass into an image bank From Elbrus evacuated the climber whom it became bad at ascension" At 16:55 Moscow time on Wednesday preliminary information has arrived that at the height of 4300 and 4200 meters on Elbrus the lightning (the electric spark discharge) therefore two climbers have suffered has struck" — it is said in the statement. According to department, one of victims is in a serious condition, a condition of another of moderate severity. To the scene there were six rescuers of the Elbrus mountain search and rescue group of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. It is the second rescue operation which is performed in the Elbrus region of KBR on Wednesday. Earlier it was reported that rescuers came for the help to the climber from St. Petersburg which has broken a leg at the height of 3700 meters during ascension in the gorge of Kyrtyk.

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