At the place of incident. Still picture of 'Kuban News' video footage, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kigqr4LC21g

15 February 2018, 19:18

A snowboarder injured at "Roza Khutor" resort

In Sochi, a pine fell on a ski slope and injured a tourist. The young woman was hospitalized with fractures, rescuers reported.

A twenty-meter-tall tree fell on the tourist when she descended today on her snowboard on a ski slope.

The victim got her arms and legs broken, the "Kuban News" report with reference to the Ministry for Emergencies (MfE) for the Krasnodar Territory.

A video posted on YouTube shows rescuers sawing the pine to free the young woman.

The incident occurred on a ski slope at the "Roza Khutor" report. The tree has already been removed from the slope, the "Yuga" reports with reference to the MfE for the Krasnodar Territory.

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

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