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Krasnodar region: Rescuers found the body of the third victim tourist

August 5 2005
13:46

Rescuers found one dead body in the mainstream tourist Mzymta near Sochi. "In the area of search and rescue operation in Mzymta near the ski resort of Krasnaya Polyana, where on Thursday at overturning catamaran two people were killed, at 10:00 on Friday found a corpse of another man - said the agency" Interfax-South representative of Civil Defense and Emergency Management Sochi.

According to the press service of the Southern Regional Emergency Center of the Russian Federation, is currently installed identity of the third victim in a river bed. "This is a resident of the town of Stary Oskol Sergey Chernyshev, 1965 p." - Said in a news service, Interfax reported.

Recall that today in the Krasnodar region near the city of Sochi have been found and identified the bodies of two victims of the spill Mzymta. It's two men who came to these places to rest. Also found three empty overturned raft. The tragedy occurred after a sharp increase of water in the river due to heavy rains in the valley "dragon's mouth", famous for its 30-meter waterfall, which were sent and tourists.

Unknown is the fate of another 17 people who sailed on the river catamarans. Now they are engaged in finding lifeguards. At the moment, a team of rescuers explores the valley Oh-Tsu, and 10-kilometer stretch along the river bed.

Nicholas Pasha, Deputy Chief of Emergency Krasnodar region Sochi: "People died as a result of heavy rainfall in the valley, that is gone flow. The initial information was that, perhaps, lost people due to the fact that the river carried the rafts, which is an alloy. In fact, people were killed in the gorge. Now being tested scene. Perhaps there were not organized vacationers.

Also found three empty overturned raft. The tragedy occurred after a sharp increase of water in the river due to heavy rains in the valley "dragon's mouth", famous for its 30-meter waterfall, which was directed and the group of tourists, according to NTV.


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