Avalanche Drill in Erzurum (Photo Gallery)

Avalanche Drill in Erzurum: The Civil Defense Search and Rescue Units of Erzurum Provincial Directorate of Disaster and Emergency (AFAD) conducted an avalanche drill at Konaklı Ski Center.

Avalanche drill was performed in Konaklı region with the participation of search and rescue dogs. Scenario 4 athletes floating on the ski slope dangerous and avalanche while skiing in the zone remained under the avalanche. AFAD and Civil Defense Search and Rescue teams were informed about the incident and the rescuers were directed to Konaklı region. Upon the request of reinforcement of the said teams, 2 rescue rescue team was sent to Konaklı with 50 rescue rescue team. Meanwhile, 112 Emergency Teams and Gendarmerie Troops were also alerted. An avalanche under the avalanche in the area of ​​the dogs were reached in half an hour. Two of the athletes were drained under tons of snow, while two skiers were rescued with heavy injuries. The wounded were sent to the center of the ski facilities with snow engines. The ambulance and the wounded were sent to the Regional Training and Research Hospital.

AFAD Provincial Director Abdurahman Akturk, search and rescue teams carried out a successful exercise, he said. Akturk, periodic intervals with the drills made possible to prepare for the danger of avalanches told. Akturk, time, coordination and information to the upper level of the application is addressed to the staff Aktürk, 'We are always prepared for all kinds of natural disasters. Today we have carried out a successful drill against a possible avalanche danger. ' said.

 

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