Tourist dies while climbing Hoverla, two more injured – rescuers

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Tourist dies while climbing Hoverla, two more injured - rescuers

In the Ivano-Frankivsk region, one of the tourists died while climbing Mount Hoverla. Two more received injuries of varying severity.

So, according to the State Emergency Service, the incident occurred on Saturday around 11.15.

– As of 13.30, rescuers are lowering a tourist with a leg injury from the mountain, at the same time, rescuers are heading to another injured person, the report says.

Employees of the National Police, who will carry out investigative actions, left for the deceased tourist.

As specified, 28 people and 5 pieces of equipment were involved in search and rescue operations, including the mobile task force of the Main Directorate of the State Emergency Service in the Ivano-Frankivsk region, the search and rescue departments of the Zaroslyak post, the village of Vorokhta, the village of Verkhovyna, the city of Yaremche and Ivano-Frankivsk.

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