Additional rescue team joins search for missing mountaineers in Azerbaijan

Additional rescue team joins search for missing mountaineers in Azerbaijan
# 28 December 2017 08:19 (UTC +04:00)

A rescue team of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) is continuing search for the missing mountaineers.

 

Three members of Gilavar Air and Extreme Sports Club - Farida Jabrayilzade, Babur Huseynov and Namin Bunyatzade - went missing near Mount Tufandag in Khinalig village of Azerbaijan’s Guba District on Dec. 23.

 

A Mi-17 helicopter of the MES, a rescue team of the Northern Regional Center and a group of mountain rescuers of the Special Risky Rescue Service are involved in search operations. 

 

A special headquarters was set up in the North Regional Center of the Emergency Situations Ministry.

 

Chief of the MES North Regional Center, Colonel Shahin Mirzayev leads the headquarters. 

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