A rescue team of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) is continuing search for the missing mountaineers.
Three members of Gilavar Air and Extreme Sports Club - Farida Jabrayilzade, Babur Huseynov and Namin Bunyatzade - went missing near Mount Tufandag in Khinalig village of Azerbaijan’s Guba District on Dec. 23.
A Mi-17 helicopter of the MES, a rescue team of the Northern Regional Center and a group of mountain rescuers of the Special Risky Rescue Service are involved in search operations.
A special headquarters was set up in the North Regional Center of the Emergency Situations Ministry.
Chief of the MES North Regional Center, Colonel Shahin Mirzayev leads the headquarters.