a Avalanche Registered this Sunday In the snowy Chimborazo volcano, in the middle of the Andes and the highest in Ecuador, fell on a group of mountaineers, and left At least four dead and one woundedECU911 Integrated Security Service reported in the early afternoon.
“The presence of four dead (and) injuries has been confirmed,” the agency added. The avalanche could have affected dozens of peopleAgence France-Presse reported, without specifying nationalities.
In a statement, ECU911 stated that “during the Chimborazo Snow Climb, an avalanche fell on a group of people who It was 6100 meters above sea level. (in meters above sea level)”.
He added that “primary It is known that a group of 12 people were infected.”
El Chimborazo volcano Permanent snow: 6,263 meters, being the highest in Ecuador and one of the most important regions in the world.
rock mass attracts Domestic and foreign climbers.
[AHORA] The Unified Command Center is assembled in Nevado Chimborazo. Actions are coordinated to rescue hikers. pic.twitter.com/Dc2gBrxkNv
– ECU 911 Riobamba (@ecu911Riobamba)
October 24, 2021