The tragedy occurred on Lake Slidzets near the village of Slidtsy in Chashniki district.
Local rescuers were training there on 17 July. Now all the circumstances of the incident are being clarified, the regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported to tut.by.
On the eve, employees of the Chashniki District Department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations were training on Lake Slidzets. When the tests were over, one of the rescuers, a 37-year-old man, went away. What happened then is still unknown, but soon his body was found in the water by his colleagues. They tried to resuscitate the man, but he died.
- The Chashniki District Department of the Investigative Committee is conducting a check on this fact. Investigators examined the scene of the incident, interviewed eyewitnesses, and appointed a forensic medical examination, - the regional department reported.