Rescuers suspended the search for an American climber on mount Elbrus

© RIA Novosti / Olga Tusovalas. Archival photoRescuers suspended the search for an American climber on mount Elbrus© RIA Novosti / Olga Tuzova

Rescuers suspended the search for missing on mount Elbrus, the American climber from-for deteriorations of weather conditions, reports the GU Ministry of emergency situations of Russia in Kabardino-Balkaria.

Sunday morning was the climber from the USA alone who made the ascent on the southern slope of mount Elbrus, time has not returned to reference point. His search went eight rescuers of the Elbrus highland search and rescue team of EMERCOM of Russia.

«A search operation conducted at a height of 4.8 thousand meters, suspended in connection with deterioration of weather conditions on Elbrus», — stated in the message.

The search will be continued after improvement of weather.

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