The body of the second victim was found at the site of an avalanche in the area of the mountain ski resort “Separate Mountain” near Norilsk. This was reported by TASS with reference to a participant in the search operation, volunteer Maxim Inikhov.
“Another body has just been discovered – a one and a half year old baby,” he said.
It was previously known that the body of a 38-year-old woman was found under the snow. The Main Investigative Directorate of the IC in the region reported that rescuers continue to search for a one-year-old child and a 45-year-old man. TASS writes that they all belong to the same family. According to the agency, the mother and her child were killed, rescuers are looking for the baby’s father.
In total, according to official information, two people were injured during the avalanche. One of them is a minor, he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. According to TASS, the teenager is the son of a deceased woman and a man who has not yet been found. The second victim, whose condition was assessed as moderate, refused hospitalization.
Sources of TASS and Interfax said earlier that the rescuers found four people alive, an Interfax source confirmed that they were one family. The interlocutor of TASS clarified that two more people were hit by an avalanche and were able to get out of the snow on their own.
Several tourist houses fell asleep, some of which were occupied by people. The chairman of the board of the company that manages the base, Igor Shatalov, said that an avalanche covered an area of 300 square meters. m. The Main Investigative Directorate of the IC in the region opened a criminal case on the grounds of a crime under Part 1 of Art. 238 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (provision of services that do not meet safety requirements). The Prosecutor’s Office of the Krasnoyarsk Territory began its check.
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