Georgian rescuers saved 4 Czech tourists in avalanche mountain rescue in Svaneti

  • One tourist with an upper lamb injury was transferred to a hospital of Mestia, the central town of Svaneti.Photo: The Mountain Resorts Development Company.

Agenda.ge, 11 Feb 2020 - 13:12, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian rescuers have saved four Czech tourists after they got trapped in an avalanche in the winter resort of Tetnuldi, in the western Svaneti region of Georgia yesterday.

The press office of the Mountain Resorts Development Company said that the tourists were skiing off piste, in a zone where skiing is forbidden.

With the assistance of the employees of the Emergency Management Service and the rescuers of the Mountain Resorts Development Company one tourist with an upper limb injury was transferred to a hospital in Mestia, the central town of Svaneti.

The other three tourists have no injuries.

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