In the Gulf rescuers are searching for passengers from the overturned boat. All on Board were nine people, eight of them were rescued, according to “Izvestia”, citing a source in the emergency services.
The incident occurred the evening of 27 April in the Gulf of Finland at Kanonersky island. According to preliminary data, six-meter boat became entangled in fishing nets, overturned and began to sink. To his aid went to rescue boats.
Two victims – a 78-year-old man and a young girl managed to bring to shore and to pass into the hands of physicians. The girl got out of the water already in a state of clinical death, but rescuers managed to revive her.
Another rescue boat with six victims also became entangled in fishing nets and now drifting.
Searches of one more passenger continue. In search involving police Department for Maritime and river transport and the riot of Regardie, it is also planned to attract the helicopter.