Photo: RF IC
Russian tourist died in the Altai region during the rafting on the Katun river in a rubber boat. This was reported on the website of the Investigative Committee (IC) of the Russian Federation for the Altai territory.
According to the SC, all in the boat were six travellers from Barnaul. They have pitched tents on the territory of special economic zone (SEZ) “turquoise Katun”, and then began to paddle down the river. The current carried the boat to lying in the wood, causing it to burst. One of the tourists, a 22-year-old resident of Barnaul, were drowned.
The investigative Committee finds out circumstances of incident.
In July on the Missouri river in the United States sank tour bus amphibious (Duck Boat). Killing 17 tourists, including children. The tourist boat, on Board of which there were 31 passengers that are unable to cope with strong winds and poor weather conditions, and gradually sank. It later emerged that the captain of the vessel insisted that life jackets to passengers is not useful, because the trip will take place without contingencies.
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