The Austrian climber’s heart stopped when climbing Elbrus

© RIA Novosti / Denis Abramovici in fotoangelo. Archival photoThe Austrian climber’s heart stopped when climbing Elbrus© RIA Novosti / Denis Abramovica the image Bank

Climber from Austria was killed while climbing on mount Elbrus due to cardiac arrest, reported the EMERCOM in the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria.

«At 05.20 (4.20 GMT) 11 August 2018 to the control Center in crisis situations the Main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the CBD, has received preliminary information that in the Elbrus region mount Elbrus in the area of Gara-Bashi at a height of 5000 meters, was the group from Austria consisting of 4 people, while climbing on mount Elbrus, one of the members of the group have been arrested», — stated in the message.

In the MOE added that on a scene left the rescuers of the Elbrus highland search and rescue team consisting of four personnel and one piece of equipment.