Rescuers help Ukrainian tourists descend Ushba Mountain [Video]

  • Photo: Emergency Management Service of Georgian Interior Ministry., 12 Aug 2019 - 14:04, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian rescuers have helped two Ukrainian tourists descend Ushba Mountain today.

The Emergency Management Service was notified that the tourists had taken a fall while returning from the peak and were in need of rescuers’ assistance. 

Take a look at the rescue operation:


The rescuers transferred the injured tourists to hospital by helicopter. 

The injured remain in the hospital of Mestia, Svaneti to be provided with medical assistance.

The tourists are all safe and feel well, doctors say.  The rescuers saved the tourists with help of a helicopter. Photo: Emergency Management Service. 

Earlier in July, rescuers saved nine tourists in Georgia’s mountainous Racha region in western Georgia when masses of stones and trees collapsed and blocked the road near the village of Glola. Seven of the tourists were Norwegian.