KRASNODAR, January 10 (Itar-Tass) — The bodies of five Russian tourists from the Kuban region who were killed in an accident in the Italian Alps have been brought to Krasnodar on Thursday.
The relatives of the victims, representatives of the Ministry for Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) and the insurance company which had insured the victims killed and the other tourists who survived in the accident, came to the local airport to meet the plane, sent from Moscow to airlift the bodies to Russia, which landed in Krasnodar at 10. 47 am Moscow time, a source from the regional EMERCOM head office told Itar-Tass.
The five tourists from the Krasnodar region – Denis Kravchenko, Irina Kravchenko, Vyacheslav Sleptsov, Yulia Yudina, Lyudmila Yudina and Rafilya Pshenichnaya from Bashkortostan, were killed in a snowmobile accident in the Italian Alps overnight to January 5. Two other Russians – Azat Yagafarov and Boris Yudin, who were in the same group riding in the snowmobile, received serious injuries and remain in hospital since.
Boris Yudin who is undergoing treatment at a clinic in Trento is in stable condition, a representative of the Alpha Insurance company reported with reference to the hospital personnel. In a short while Boris Yudin will return to Russia.