Russian tourists climbed the highest active volcano in Europe and Asia, trapped near the crater, the rescue team could not reach
A tourist in Russia is trapped at the highest point in Eurasia Near the active volcano crater, rescuers cannot rescue by helicopter or on foot.
According to the British”Mirror” report, the trapped man named Tsvetkov (Tsvetkov), 35 years old this year, from Vladivostok. He was trapped about 200 meters below the crater of Klyuchevskaya Sopka in Kamchatka, Russia. According to reports, due to the high altitude, Tsvetkov suffered from altitude sickness and his legs were”paralyzed” at high altitude”I have been stuck on the active volcano for a week. His mountaineering partner Filimonov retreated to the nearest village for help.
According to reports, the continuous spewing of volcanic ash and the melting of high-altitude glaciers have hampered rescuers’ actions. Rescue workers attempted to land on the edge of the volcano by helicopter to carry out rescue from top to bottom, but because of extremely toxic gases, steam and bad weather, the rescue had to be suspended. The rescue team tried to approach the trapped man again from bottom to top, but failed. They used radio to warn the base that the boulders and stones were falling on them. If they went further, they would be in danger of life.”We have no choice. Continue to commit suicide.” Rescue workers said. According to reports, they are very close to Zvitkov, probably only 60 meters from his sleeping bag.
Reported that at present, not sure Whether Tsvetkov is still alive. The Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kamchatka said yesterday (13th) that they were forced to suspend rescue operations. The statement said:”Due to rising temperatures and continued volcanic activity, the search activity is now impossible, and the glaciers at the top are melting.”
Klyuchev volcano was formed about 6,000 years ago and is 4,750 meters high. It is the highest volcano in Eurasia and one of the most active volcanoes in the world. In June 2019, Klyuchev volcano erupted for two consecutive days, and the ash column formed by the eruption was up to 6000 meters above sea level. On June 1 this year, Klyuchev volcano erupted again, with ash columns as high as 5500 meters. (Text/four tubes)