11 August 2018, 14:17

Tourist from Austria dies on Mount Elbrus

Rescuers have handed the body of a man, whose heart stopped on Saturday while he was climbing Mount Elbrus, over to law enforcers.

The tourist from Austria died at the altitude of 5000 meters in the vicinity of Gara Bashi.

Earlier, on August 10, a Moscow tourist got lost on Elbrus and fell down into a crack on the glacier. Rescuers helped him to descend from the mountain.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on August 11, 2018 at 12:02 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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