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Hundreds of Russian fishermen broke off and floated away on an ice floe, 600 people were cut off from the shore in the Gulf of Mordvinova on Sakhalin. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.
It is noted that the Gulf coast has the tide turned and the wind mill. As a result, in 20 meters from the shore ice had cracked about ten meters wide. At the scene arrived rescuers and equipment. Fishermen organized the crossing by means of boats, also has a hovercraft “Hivus”. Cleared for takeoff in case you need produced the Mi-8 helicopter.
A similar incident occurred in the South Sakhalin region on January 22. Then in the Gulf of Mordvinova on a breakaway ice floe has carried away 300 fishermen.
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