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Georgian rescuers cannot help Armenian climber

18:59, 10.08.2012 Region: Armenia, Georgia Theme: Society, Incidents

TBILISI. – The crisis center management at the Armenian Ministry of Emergency Situations received an alarm at 2.35 p.m. Yerevan time on Thursday saying that an Armenian citizen has climbed the Ushba Mount and cannot come down due to lack of equipment.

The crisis management center contacted the Department of Emergency Situations at the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia. The Georgian side said that they are already informed and the Georgian rescuers had already left to the site to help the Armenian citizen.

The Georgian side informed on Friday that the helicopter cannot make a flight due to bad weather conditions. The rescuers have found out that the Armenian citizen has food, however, it will require three days for the rescuers to arrive the site on foot.  

Further details will be available later.

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