In the area of disaster search operations are carried out. According to preliminary data, three people died. On the scene working teams of intelligence pitkäranta district. The acting head of the Republic Arthur Parfenchikov also monitoring the situation.
Late in the evening on June 19 on lake Ladoga near the village Impilahti capsized boat with five teenagers. According to preliminary data, three people aged 16 to 18 years, were killed. According to sources in the MOE in the region, two of them managed to swim. Local media noted that the four boys and one girl went fishing.
During the hike the storm, so the ship turned over. According to witnesses one of the teenagers themselves came up, he was given first aid. During the search operation, local residents discovered the second guy. At the scene continue to work rescuers and volunteers, and arrived investigators solve a question on excitation of criminal case.
As reported in a press-service of the Governor of Karelia, the acting head of Karelia Arthur Parfenchikov also arrived in the pitkäranta district. Searching teenagers doing 120.
“In addition to the scene has been operational group of main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Karelia, airmobile group of the main Department of EMERCOM of Russia in the Republic of Karelia, a group of Department of police on the Pitkäranta area (123 persons, 27 units of equipment from EMERCOM of 42, 9 units)”, – said GUMCHS in the region.
Later, a source familiar with the situation, reported that all five were local residents who were vacationing on the lake. Parents of teenagers have been contacted. Psychologists work with families of missing children.
Recall that exactly a year ago in Karelia was another terrible tragedy. 47 children and four chaperones from the camps went camping on Syamozero. During a storm, the two canoes with the guys carried on open water, and the raft with the other nailed to one of the Islands. Both boats capsized, 14 people were killed. After a year in the memory of the incident was established a memorial cross, and the parents of the victims laid wreaths inscribed. Lake of tears: as families of children who died in Karelia