“A large-scale operation to rescue fishermen was launched on Sakhalin. To help them, the Ministry of Emergency Situations using light and sound alerts, flares and smoke bombs indicate the route of exit from the ice. At present, another 120 fishermen continue to remain on the torn ice floe, ”TASS reports.
The Ministry of Emergency Situations clarified that no one was injured as a result of the emergency. Most fishermen left the ice floe on their own.
Earlier it became known that about 600 fishermen were on an ice floe in the Korsakovsky district of the Sakhalin region.