In Cherkasy under the ice failed two boys, one killed

В Черкассах под лед провалились два парня, один погиб

The young people fell through the ice Monday afternoon, January 15, on the Dnieper river not far from the entertainment and health complex Barrel.

In Cherkassy on the Dnieper river under the ice failed two guys, save one failed, informs a press-service gschs. The information about the incident not far from the entertainment and health complex Barrel arrived to rescuers in 14.06 Monday, January 15.

The tragedy occurred at 150 m from the shore. According to witnesses, two friends walked along the Dnieper along the shore but the ice broke and they both ended up in the water. The fishermen who were near the scene called the rescue and at the same time came to the aid of victims.

“Before the arrival of rescuers, the fishermen on all fours got to the hole and through the branches of the saved 17-year-old boy. His 16-year-old friend who has disappeared under water, could not be saved. The body of the deceased after 40 minutes of searching, rescuers lifted to the surface”, – specified in gschs.

Earlier in Vinnytsia region drowned three fisherman. Rescuers admit that men entangled in the nets.


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