According to a Russian news agency, on January 7th local time, a frozen waterfall in the Kanchatka Krai of the Russian Far East collapsed, killing one person and injuring three others, and possibly four others buried under the ice.
After the accident, the local emergency department quickly dispatched helicopters and rescue personnel to the scene to rescue. At present, the injured have been taken to a nearby hospital by helicopter for treatment.
In addition, the local police also sent an investigation team to investigate the cause of the accident.
According to the introduction, the frozen waterfall where the accident occurred is a famous local landscape. It is located near Mount Viliuchin. The dead and injured are tourists. Those buried under the ice may be tourists who have not registered with the travel agency.
According to preliminary investigation by the local authorities, the collapse of frozen waterfalls may be caused by avalanches nearby.
At present, rescue work is still in progress, and the identity of buried tourists needs to be further confirmed.