A Petersburg woman with three children was carried out into the open sea during a storm in Abkhazia

Swimming in one of the deepest rivers of Abkhazia turned into a tragedy for tourists arriving from St. Petersburg. Tamara M. was carried away by a stormy stream, her three children were dragged ashore, however, the three-year-old boy died in the hospital, according to Ministry of Emergency Situations republics.

The events described took place on the morning of July 6 in the vicinity of Gagra. Employees of the rest house, as rescuers assure, warned the woman that it is impossible to swim in the stormy sea – the wave height reached two meters. Then Tatyana went with the children to the bank of the Bzyb River. No one could have imagined that she would not just go into the water, but would also take children of three, five and seven years old with her.

The youngest son was pulled out by eyewitnesses, since he was closest to the shore, but still managed to swallow water and later died in the hospital. Tamara herself and two children were carried away by the current into the sea, where rescuers were already looking for them on a boat. The girl and the boy were lifted out of the water, their mother was missing.

The head of the family has already flown from St. Petersburg to Sochi, from where he will go to Abkhazia.

Over the past three days, they have already drowned in Gagra three Russian tourists.


Source: Вести.Ru by www.vesti.ru.

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