Rescuers found the bodies of two people on Mount Ushba in Svaneti, the Emergency Management Service (EMS) reports.
The Public Safety Management Center 112 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs received a message about two foreign citizens, allegedly a father and son, who went missing in Mestia, on the peak Ushba. It was reported that the missing climbers were Moldovan. Rescuers had been searching for them for 11 days.
“The emergency management service started active search and rescue operations. Due to bad weather and difficult environmental conditions, rescuers had to walk the peak. An MIA Border Police helicopter was also involved in the search and rescue operation,” reads the statement.
The EMS reports, the rescuers yesterday found the bodies of two people on Ushba. “They have been transferred to Mestia and investigative procedures are being carried out.”
By Ketevan Skhirtladze