People who got stuck on a barge in the Khabarovsk territory evacuated by helicopter

An EMERCOM helicopter Mi-8 took five crew members of a barge that is stuck on the Amur in the Khabarovsk region, reports TASS.

On Friday evening in Ulchi area between settlements Mariinsky and Sofijsk due to the early freeze-up rose the ship with seven crew members on Board. The decision to stop was made by the captain. Rescuers took five crew members, two others remained on Board.

Threats to life of crew members remaining on the ship, no. They have a supply of food and warm clothes. The fate of the barge will decide the owner.

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