Five people were trapped in Krizna Gama cave Authorities in southwestern Slovenia after heavy rains on Saturday, local media reported. The high water levels made it impossible to carry out the rescue operation and extract the group.
A family of three with guides began their visit to the cave on Saturday morning. When the group failed to escape from the cave as planned, The rescue operation has begun.
Currently all Prisoners must remain in a “safe place” On the platform, not in the water. These sites are located about two kilometers from the cave entrance, which means that it may take several hours for the dive team to get there. However, ultimately, everything will depend on when the water level drops.
Slovenia. Five people are stuck inside the cave. They are waiting to be rescued
Earlier, on Saturday evening, after locating the group, the rescue team was able to reach the people inside for a short period Providing them with food, water, medicines and warm clothes.
“The condition of the five is stable.” – This was stated in a statement carried by Agence France-Presse.
– If the water level drops, it will be possible to carry out the rescue operation quickly – the head of the rescue team, Walter Zakrajsek, told reporters. But he added that diving teams would be deployed to the cave if flooding in the tunnels in the cave continued Three-hour flights to deliver essentials. They moved every 12 hours.
It is not known when the procedure will end. According to the STA news agency, the release of those trapped inside may take place on Sunday evening, but it may also take several days.
Crisis pit It is a cave system more than eight kilometers long. It is only available to tourists by boat. Inside there is a series of underground lakes with water of a distinctive emerald green colour. Krizna Jama is located about 50 kilometers south of the capital of Slovenia – Ljubljana.
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