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11 May , 15:49

Extreme rafting fans on mountain rivers of Bashkiria exceeded 1900 people over weekend

The Chairman of the State Committee of Bashkiria for Emergency Situations Farit Gumerov on May 11 at a briefing session in the Republic Management Center RB reported on the results of work with tourists over the past long weekend.

“During the May holidays, the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia for RB and the State Committee set up temporary rescue posts on the rapids, which were dangerous during rafting. The flow of "extreme" rafting fans on the mountain rivers of the republic through the checkpoints exceeded 1900 people. Rescuers prevented four accidents. No casualties”, the head of the department said.

Author: Daria Subbotina

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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