Rescuers evacuate 25 people from halted ropeway in Bakuriani resort

The rescue operation has ended. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 06 Feb 2022 - 19:03, Tbilisi,Georgia

Rescuers have evacuated 25 people from Mitarbi ropeway in Georgia's ski resort of Bakuriani as the cable transport switched off earlier today.

Mountain Resorts Development Company reported that a voltage drop caused the ropeway to halt.

Mitarbi ropeway temporarily switched off due to a voltage drop... The rescue operation ended successfully, they wrote.

Electricity supplier company Energo-Pro Georgia also issued a statement regarding the case, saying that Mitarbi ropeway was being supplied with electricity "without hinderance."