Rescuers removed from the ice in the Gulf of 16 fishermen

© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli in fotobanka on the ice. ArchiveRescuers removed from the ice in the Gulf of 16 fishermen© RIA Novosti / Igor Taraborrelli the image Bank

Rescuers removed from the ice in the Gulf of Finland 16 fishermen and brought them to shore, reports GUMCHS in the Leningrad region.

Info about what is the Gulf of Finland in the area of the village Lebyazhie Lomonosov district of the Leningrad region, the group of anglers can’t get to shore because of the cracks, entered at 14.20 GMT.

«To the place of incident were immediately directed the rescue branch regional search and rescue team EMERCOM of Russia «Krasnaya Gorka» hovercraft «Hivus-10″ and the Department of state Inspectorate for small vessels of Lomonosovsky district (six people, two pieces of equipment). At 15.00 hours 16 people were taken to the Bank», — stated in the message.

According to the office, also received the message that near the village of Bolshaya Izhora another group of people in need of emergency assistance. Currently, work is underway to rescue people.

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