YEREVAN. – A Poland man who was attacked by a bear on Mount Aragats, Armenia, died.
The rescuers found two Poland citizens who climbed Aragats at around 4:35 pm. Pyotr B., 33, was pronounced dead at the scene half an hour later, Armenia’s Emergency Situations Ministry reported.
According to earlier reported, 911 emergency hotline received a call from Polish citizen Margot J. informing that she and her friend—also a Polish national—had climbed Mount Aragats where, however, they were attacked by a bear, her friend was wounded, and rescuers’ assistance was needed.
A rescue squad and a special rescue team were dispatched to the scene.