267 amateur fishermen were rescued by employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Sakhalin Region

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –

A group of amateur fishermen, among whom were women, found themselves on an ice floe that broke away from the shore near the village of Starodubskoye, Sakhalin Region. About the incident near the village of Starodubskoye, Dolinsky district, a message was received in the early morning of February 25.

Rescuers and employees of the GIMS immediately left to help the fishermen. One and a half km from the coast, the ice field broke off. As a result, a crack 5–6 meters wide formed along the coast, behind which there are amateur fishermen.

All fishermen were delivered to the shore with the help of the Khivus rescue hovercraft and the Favorit boat.

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