On October 24, local time, an avalanche occurred in the Chimborazo Snow Mountain in the Chimborazo Nature Reserve in central Ecuador, killing 4 people. The reserve is currently temporarily closed.

The avalanche occurred at an altitude of 6,100 meters. The search and rescue team also found 12 trapped tourists in the nearby area. Police helicopters have been dispatched to assist in the rescue.

According to the staff of the nature reserve, more than 20 tourists in the scenic spot had symptoms of low temperature that day, and the danger has been eliminated through the efforts of rescue and medical personnel.

(Produced by Liu Yinghan)

Editor in charge: [Ji Xiang]