Three Saratov fisherman died, fell through the ice

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Three fishermen were killed on the rivers of the Saratov region during the day, falling through the thin ice, another one saved, said Friday the regional Glaucus MOE.

«In the Saratov area near the village of raslovka-2 drowned fisherman, the resurrection district near Koshelevo Zaton drowned two fishermen left on the ice on a homemade motorcycle. Another fisherman was rescued by the eyewitnesses near the island Slovo Engels district», — stated in the message.

The chief of Department of safety of people on water objects of GUMCHS in the region Roman Suleymanov noted that ice conditions on water bodies of the region raises serious concerns.

«There is a freeze-up. The temperature ranges, some areas have experienced a large amount of snow, making it difficult to determine ice thickness, hiding washouts and dangerous areas. To go on the ice in such conditions is extremely dangerous, and even more to go to thin ice on vehicles» — quoted in the message words of Suleymanov.