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Teenager killed by avalanche in Issyk-Kul region

A teenager died under an avalanche in Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan. Press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported.

According to it, the tragedy occurred on February 7 at about 11.30 a.m. in the mountains near Ken-Suu village, Santash rural area of Tyup district.

Two boys, reportedly, went to the mountains to drive the cattle but an avalanche came down at this moment, one of them managed to escape, and the second, born in 2004, got under a layer of snow.

The villagers have managed to pull the teen out of the avalanche and took him to medical station in Santash village, but he died.