YEREVAN. – Armenian rescuers resumed a search operation for a group of Russian nationals who got lost in Gegharkunik Province.
The 911 service of Armenia received a call on Friday that the rescuers were needed for an expedition team consisting of six Russian citizens, one of whom had fallen ill. Later in the day the head of the expedition informed the rescuers that the man was stable.
A rescue squad was dispatched—with a snowcat—to the scene. The rescuers decided to continue the operation on Saturday morning.