Lost in Khakassia tourists came under an avalanche, riding on snowmobiles

© Photo : Official website of the ski resort «Gladenkaya»view of the track ski complex Gorny in Khakassia. Archive photoLost in Khakassia tourists came under an avalanche, riding on snowmobiles© Photo : Official website of the ski resort «Gladenkaya»

Lost in Khakassia tourists came under an avalanche when riding on a snowmobile, told RIA Novosti the official representative of investigatory management SK of Russia in the region Tatiana Oshchepkova.

Earlier, the press service of the regional Department of EMERCOM of Russia reported that two tourists died in an avalanche in the Ordzhonikidzevsky district.

According to Oscepkovo, unregistered group of tourists from 10 people, among whom were the residents of the Krasnoyarsk territory and the Tyumen region came to ride their snowmobiles in the village Priiskovaya.

«While riding the avalanche, under it were seven people. Five managed to escape on their own, two men of 42 and 35 years, were killed. One of them — the inhabitant of Surgut, one of the Krasnoyarsk territory», — she said.

Oshchepkova added that the two victims, rescuers pulled from the snow. According to her, the Ministry has organized pre-investigation checks.

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