Climbers Have Got Under a Rockfall

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The group of climbers of Sochi has got under a rockfall in the North Ossetia. One person was lost, one is wounded, informs NTV. Sportsmen now are in Digorsky gorge. The rain prevents to send the helicopter to the aid of group, towards to climbers there are rescuers.

Julia Starchenko, the head of press-service GU of the Ministry of Emergency Measures of the Russian Federation across the North Ossetia: «Yesterday at 10:30 on pass Western Doppah at a rockfall one climber was lost also one has received crises of both feet. It has occurred at height about 4 thousand meters. Climbers went as a part of group Sochi альпклуба”Streamer”on a route of the sixth category of complexity. They have informed on tragedy on a portable radio set.

In the morning the group of nine rescuers of the Russian search and rescue group left it to the aid. Besides, to republic there has arrived the helicopter, yesterday it could not take off, therefore how is the weather has not allowed. Today at 9:00 the helicopter departure is planned. In a case if weather will not allow, the pedestrian group of rescuers will continue the ascension to a tragedy place. Climbers who expect the help, have a stock of products and water on three days, and a condition of the suffered climber stable ».


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