18 August 2022,   11:28
Rescuers and emergency brigades mobilized in Gudauri

Rescuers and emergency brigades are mobilized in Gudauri. The ropeway, which has been installed on the highest point has addled. Ten people, including the citizens of Sweden, Russia and Ukraine are injured. They are taken to hospitals.

The ropeway suddenly began to slide backwards, and the brake could not stop the baskets.

Eight injured are transported to the Gudauri Medical Centre. In case of necessity, they will be transferred to Tbilisi. They have multiple fractures.

Levan Zautashvili, the governor of Mtskheta-Mtianeti states that the condition of the injured is of average gravity.

According to Zautashvili, the ropeway was checked and the norms were fully kept. Zautashvili notes that the ropeway has been installed by the competent company.

Levan Zautashvili points out that the investigation will identify the causes of the accident. According to Zaautashvili, the information regarding the problems with electricity is not true.

According to Zautashvili, the causes of the incident are already being investigated.