Date: 11 months ago   Category: Incidents

One of victims of lightning stroke on Elbrus of climbers has died - RIA Novosti, 8/22/2018

NALCHIK, 22 Aug – RIA Novosti. One of the climbers affected by lightning stroke on Elbrus, has died during transportation, rescuers have taken the second sportswoman to hospital, have reported RIA Novosti in the press service of GUMChS of the Russian Federation of Kabardino-Balkaria. In Britain during a thunderstorm I have come on a silver platter mysterious objektrany was reported that at 16:55 Moscow time on Wednesday preliminary information has arrived that at the height of 4,3 thousand and 4,2 thousand meters on Elbrus the lightning has struck, two climbers have as a result suffered. One of victims was in a serious condition, and a condition of another — moderate severity. "Search and rescue works are complete. One of climbers – the man from Bryansk has died during transportation, and the second victim – also the female resident of Bryansk, 1983 year of birth, is taken to hospital of the settlement of Elbrus" — the interlocutor of the agency has told. According to him, the body of the dead of the climber is transferred to employees of operational investigative group. "Six rescuers of the Elbrus mountain search and rescue group Emercom of Russia have been involved in works" — have specified in the press service.



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