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China continues search for missing Russian Rafter

September 28 2007

Russian rescuers on a plane back to Russia, but remains unfound missing in a mountainous area of the river in Xinjiang Yurunkash rower from Russia. As announced on September 27 at a regular press conference, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Jiang Yu, China will continue diligent search of the last Russian athlete who commits rafting Yurunkash in northwest China.

According to her, China pays great attention to this issue and provide more human resources and maintain comprehensive work, is actively expanding its exploration.

Previously, it was decided to end the Russian part of the rescue operation. Russian Emergency Situations Ministry plane with a group of rescuers, the two Russians rescued and the bodies of three victims flew to Moscow on September 27. Sixth athlete - Dmitry Tishchenko, is now officially considered missing. The Chinese side will continue to work on his search, the agency Xinhua.

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