A tourist climbing a mountain in Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia was hit by an avalanche this Friday (7/8). According to a report on social media, Harry Shimin was part of a group of eight people who were passing through the Tian Shan mountain range.
The man had moved away from others to record landscape photos and videos, when he caught an avalanche with his cell phone camera coming down the mountain. He continued filming the natural phenomenon when it hit it.
Tourist movies and avalanche hit the mountain
The episode took place this Friday (8/7) in the Tian Shan mountain range in Kyrgyzstan.
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The moment of impact is shown in a video shared on the tourist’s Instagram. “I was there for a few minutes, so I knew there was a place to shelter next to me. I was on the edge of a cliff, so I was able to defend myself.”
“I’m very aware that I took a huge risk. I felt in control, but regardless, when the snow started falling and it got dark and it was hard to breathe, I felt trapped and thought I might die.” Am. “
The man claimed that he left with a body full of dust. “When I joined them [o grupo], I could see that everyone was safe, although one had cut her knee (she rode on one of the horses to the nearest medical center). Another fell from the horse and suffered minor injuries.