Swimming season: 247 people saved in Kazakhstan’s water basins

30 July, 2018, 11:54 198
Swimming season: 247 people saved in Kazakhstan’s water basins

From the starting of the 2018 swimming season, rescue services saved 247 people including 73 children.

Thus, six people were saved at water basins for the last weekend, BNews.kz informs with a reference to the press service of the Emergency Situations Committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Kazakhstan.

It is reported that on July 28, a man born in1987 was unable to swim to the shore while swimming on the river Tobol in Kostanay. Rescuers of the Northern Regional Operational and Rescue Unit of the ESC in the course of raiding events saved him and render a psychological help on the spot.

A similar case occurred on the same day at Lake Zerenda in the village of Zerenda Zerendinsky area of the Akmola region. Rescue Team of the Emergency Situations Department rescued two men born in 1979 and in 1986.

One more man born in 1983 was rescued by the ESD operative rescue team on July 29, on the Irtysh River in Pavlodar.

Besides a woman year of birth 1996 was rescued at the city beach in Kostanay. Moreover, a man born in 1984, who was unable to swim to the shore while swimming in an unequipped place for swimming.

Since the beginning of the 2018 swimming season, 247 people including 73 children have been rescued thanks to the operative actions of rescuers.

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