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On Sakhalin, again looking for the lost tourist-alone

October 20 2008

For the second day being sought residents of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, who had not returned to the city after an unauthorized and unreported ascent to the peak of Chekhov. Supposedly, the man lost in the fog.

"In the evening on October 19 rescue call from a friend of the missing, who said that he, along with a companion on Sunday rose to the peak of Chekhov. During the descent from the mountain in a fog, they missed each other ", - deputy head of Sakhalin Search and Rescue Team Emergencies Ministry Alexander Shutov. According to him, in the area of incident was sent to rescue crew, which led to search for missing all night. "Unfortunately, the young man was not found", - said Shutov.

Today the search operation, which involved seven people, continues. Searches are hampered by fog in the area of strongest peak of Chekhov, RIA Sakhalin-Kuril Islands. "

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