Dimitri Kumsishvili – We invited tourists injured in Gudauri to arrive next year
Dimitri Kumsishvili – We invited tourists injured in Gudauri to arrive next year

“We invited the tourists, who were injured as a result of ropeway crash in Gudauri ski resort, to arrive in Georgia next year and they agreed,” Dimitri Kumsishvili, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development told journalists after visiting the patients at Ghudushauri Clinic. According to Kumsishvili, one of the injured holidaymakers asked to be returned to Gudauri.

The 11 people were injured due to a ropeway crash in Gudauri. Five injured tourists were provided medical assistance at site. There is one pregnant woman among those injured. The injured patients are citizens of Ukraine, Russia, Sweden and Georgia.

Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) launched an investigation into case of ropeway crash incident. The ropeway was last inspected in December 2017 by CA International Company.

Expertise Company Bureau Veritas will arrive in Georgia late tonight to make conclusion about causes of the incident. The break system presumably turned out of order at Gudauri ski resort.

 

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