Update on Sary Moinok Pass – Fatal Incident

published: 30 September 2014

As an update on the earlier reports on the results of rescue operation at the avalanche site on the Sary-Moinok pass the following as occurred:

At approximately 14:15 the rescue teams assisted by the helicopter have recovered the injured alpinist from the Sary Moinok Area but the second alpinist could not be revived. The deceased and injured alpinist have been delivered to Bishkek on a helicopter along with members of the rescue team.

Until the family members and required agencies have been notified, the names of the victims are not being released.

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