Lake Baikal is a woman and a child were killed, collapsed on the vehicle under the ice.
«On lake Baikal were recorded accident associated with failure of the car with people under the ice. Managed to save only 39-year old driver. His companion and her young daughter were killed», – told TASS on Monday, February 22, the press service of EMERCOM of Russia across the Irkutsk region.
The incident occurred near Cape Ulerba the night before. «According to the injured man, he moved out onto the ice and headed towards the camp site. 20 metres from the shore saw the pole and decided that the recreation center and made a special stop for them. Machine instantly disappeared under the ice, since landmarks was designated a dangerous place. Depth in the place of failure is 2 meters», – noted in press service.
Soon the administration of the Olkhon district of the municipality plans to introduce a state of «high alert» on the territory of settlements with direct access to the shoreline of lake Baikal due to the difficult situation related to failures of vehicles under the ice».