600 floe with fishermen broke away from the shore on Sakhalin

Photos: Ministry of emergency situations of the Russian Federation/TASS

Ice with 600 fishermen off the coast in the Gulf of Mordvinova on Sakhalin. About it reports TASS, citing the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

“In the beginning of the squeezing of the tide and the wind off the coast in the Gulf of Mordvinova 20 metres from the shore of a crack [in the ice] up to 10 metres wide. According to preliminary data, cut off from the shore there are about 600 fishermen”, – informed the press service.

it is Specified that on a scene already employs 20 lifeguards and 16 units. Organized to ferry people on boats.

in addition, transportation is carried out using a hovercraft “Hivus-10”. Additionally prepared to fly the Mi-8 in Khabarovsk Russia.

Previously, more than 200 fishermen were evacuated from a detached ice floe on the South of Sakhalin. The incident happened in the area of Cape Loose in the Gulf of Mordvinova in the Korsakov district.

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