Elbrus was hit by a glacier

At 13:30 on August 23, 2017, on the operational duty shift of the Crisis Management Center of the Main Directorate of the Ministry for Emergencies of Russia for the Kabardino-Balkaria Republic, it was reported that on Mount Elbrus in the area of ​​the Mir Cable Car at an altitude of 3,500 meters above sea level, The glacial mass is at a height of 2,600 meters above sea level.

To clarify the operational information, an operational group of the Elbrus fire and rescue garrison consisting of 2 personnel and 1 unit of equipment was moved to the scene.

The information is being updated.