An ambulance in Abkhazia. Archive photo
A Russian drowned while swimming in the sea in Abkhazia, reports the press service of the Republic's Ministry of Emergency Situations.
The accident occurred on Sunday morning.
““A resident of the city of Ivanovo, Russian Federation, Ryabchikov Igor Yuryevich, born in 1972, drowned this morning near the village of Alakhadzy, Gagra district,” the message says.
Ryabchikov’s relatives, who were vacationing with him in Abkhazia, turned to the rescuers with a request for help. “Employees of the GIMS of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Armenia went to the scene of the incident on an emergency call,” the department clarified.
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