Russian Rescuers Search for Ukrainians in Abkhazia

A team of rescuers from the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations launched a search for three Ukrainian speleologists who went missing in breakaway Abkhazia after an avalanche occured near the Khipsta mountain in the Gudauta district, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported on February 16.
The body of one speleologist was recovered shortly after news broke about the avalanche on February 4. But a search for the others was suspended due to bad weather conditions.
“A search operation is carried out after a request by the Abkhaz leadership,” the Russian Foreign Ministry reported. (From: Civil.ge)

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