Today at 08.20 a.m. in the Elbrus area in the gorge of Kurmychi, 5 climbers from the city of Odessa were caught in an avalanche at an altitude of 2700 m. As of 09.30 a.m. one of the climbers suffered minor injuries, reported the Main Department of the Russia’s EMERCOM in the Kabardino-Balkar Republic.

An alpine search and rescue team of 15 people and 3 vehicles has moved to render them aid.

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