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Tuva mourning adolescents killed in snowslide

March 07, 2013, 3:23 UTC+3
The search for the sixth missing boy is due to resume on Thursday morning
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GORNO-ALTAISK, March 7 (Itar-Tass) - The Tuva authorities announced March 7 the day of mourning for the adolescents killed in a snowslide, the press service of the regional government told Itar-Tass.

Flags will fly at half-mast and all entertainment programs and events have been cancelled per orders by Tuva governor Sholban Kara-ool.

Last Sunday, seven youngsters reached the top of the Ak-Bashtyg mountain to perform a ritual in the runup to a sport competition, and were caught in a snowslide. Anton Salchak, 17, was the only survivor. He got out of the snow on his own and reported the incident. The bodies of five youngsters were found in the Mongun-Taiginsky district on Wednesday. They were brought to the district center of Mugur-Asky.

The search for the sixth missing boy is due to resume on Thursday morning.

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