217 fishermen took to break away from shore ice

In the South Sakhalin region completed the rescue operation, during which a detached ice floe were evacuated more than 200 fishermen, the press service of the regional EMERCOM of Russia.

Earlier it became known that from the beach in the Korsakov district floe broke away, which was the fans of winter fishing — almost 600 people. During the rescue operation on the beach delivered to 217 people. Medical care no one needed, all the saved are in satisfactory condition.

emergency workers often save fishermen caught in the sea on breakaway ice floes. Despite the warnings of the Ministry, and the forecasts of weather forecasters, fans of winter fishing out on the thin fragile ice. the previous rescue operation on Sakhalin lasted almost 5 hours.