The missing mountaineer in the Fagaras Mountains is the famous Yellow Torok and has been found dead, Interior Minister Mihai Fifor confirmed to Digi24.ro. The climber was 45 years old.
Interior Minister Mihai Fifor posted a photo with Zsolt Torok in a Facebook account Saturday saying: "Goodbye, my dear friend … God rest in peace!"
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UPDATE. The climber, who disappeared in the Fagaras Mountains, was located, Salvamont Sibiu chief Adrian David said on Saturday.
"The 45-year-old Romanian mountaineer was in the area of Mount Nagoy and he looks dead"Air evacuation is being attempted and there are several rescue teams in the area trying to reach the scene of the accident," said Adrian David, quoted by Agerpres.
The climber was wanted by the teams of Salvamont Sibiu and Argeş, by the giants Sibiu and Argeşan, but also by the MAI helicopter.
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A missing mountaineer in Fagarash Mountain was searched Saturday by rescuers and gendarmes from two counties, and a MoI helicopter was involved in the operation, MEDIAFAX correspondent reports.
Representatives of Salvamont Sibiu say the disappearance of the climber was reported Saturday by his wife.
The search involved rescue teams in Sibiu and Argeș, as well as gendarmes from both counties. Cited sources say the mountaineer would disappear in the Fagaras Mountains, near Mount Negoi.
"There is not much information about this. The call came this morning from his wife. Ground crews are assisting in the search for a MoI helicopter, "Salvanont Sibiu's representatives also said.