14 children drowned in Karelia’s Syamozero lake

syamozeroA group of Moscow orphans on their holidays at the Park Hotel Syamozero camp in Southern Karelia, Prazha district, went out on June 18 and got caught in a storm that had their canoes overturned. Of about 50 of them that ended up in water, 14 drowned, and the rest made it to the shore. A big scandal is under way, with four or five of the camp staff arrested and the camp closed. Today was declared a day of mourning in Karelia and Moscow.

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14 children drowned in Karelia’s Syamozero lake — 1 Comment

  1. Не совсем точно. Там не все были сироты. В частности, путевки в этот лагерь распределялись среди малообеспеченных семей, но кто-то и за деньги покупал. Так что состав был смешанный.
    Если нужна точная информация можно обратиться к Игорю Подгорному из Петрозаводска, он работает на месте событий в качестве фотокорреспондента.

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