National park 'Pshav-Khevsureti'. Photo: https://sputnik-georgia.ru/incidents/20170707/236553474/V-Gruzii-propali-devjat-turistov.html

07 July 2017, 16:12

Five US tourists disappear in Georgian mountains

Georgian rescuers are looking for a group of tourists from the USA in the high-altitude region of Khevsureti.

According to the rescue service, five US tourists went amiss there after a deterioration of weather conditions.

The tourists contacted rescuers in the evening of July 6 and asked for help; then, the connection with them was lost. The "Rustavi-2" TV Channels reports that their problems arose after the water level in the Argun River went up.

A rescue operation is underway in the region, the "Tbilisi Week" informs.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

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