In Khakassia after an avalanche killed two tourists

© Photo : MOE RussianAcademy conducting search-and-rescue operation to rescue tourists caught under the avalanche. Archive photoIn Khakassia after an avalanche killed two tourists© Photo : Russian emergencies Ministry

Two tourists died in an avalanche in the Ordzhonikidzevsky district of Khakassia, the press service of the regional emergency Department.

Earlier, the emergencies Ministry reported that 13 January at 15.05 local time (11.05 MSK) received information that in a mountainous area in the Ordzhonikidzevsky district of Khakassia avalanche.

«The search operation at the site of the avalanche completed. As a result of the snow killed two people. Before arrival of rescuers at the scene, tourists discovered the dead men in the snow», — stated in the message.

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