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Russian rescued after days lost on Indonesia volcano
by Staff Writers
Jakarta, Indonesia (AFP) Aug 15, 2013


A Russian hiker was found safe and well on Thursday five days after going missing while trekking on Indonesia's most active volcano, an official said.

The man set off on Saturday to climb Mount Merapi on the main island of Java, but got lost after trying to ascend the volcano's southern side which is covered in huge quantities of ash and lava from eruptions.

More than 130 rescuers joined the hunt for the 26-year-old and finally tracked him down on Thursday afternoon on a dried-up riverbed, said local rescue agency spokesman Teguh Supriadi.

"Rescuers heard his screams for help on Wednesday night," he said. "He was weak when we found him. Rescuers are now trying to evacuate him."

Search efforts were difficult as the Russian kept moving around as he sought to find a way down off the volcano, said Supriadi.

He had alerted his Indonesian girlfriend that he was lost by sending her text messages, and she then informed the authorities.

Merapi, a 2,900-metre (9,600-foot) volcano in central Java, killed more than 350 people in a series of violent eruptions in 2010.

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Russian missing on Indonesian volcano
Jakarta (AFP) Aug 13, 2013
A Russian hiker has been missing since the weekend after trying to climb Indonesia's most active volcano, an official said on Tuesday. Ehbrewhnin Yevgeniy set off Saturday to trek up Mount Merapi, on the main island of Java, but had not returned, rescue agency spokesman Teguh Supriadi told AFP. Around 50 rescuers were hunting for the 26-year-old, said the spokesman. "He sent several ... read more


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