Lost forestry workers found alive in the Apagado Volcano: they had not been located for a week

In the afternoon of this Friday, the Carabineros Search and Rescue Patrol managed to find the whereabouts of the three forestry workers who were declared missing after losing their trace exactly a week ago from the slopes of the Extinct volcano in the commune of Hualaihué, Los Lagos region.

“They are safe and sound.”reported the police personnel through their social networks, detailing that the rescue team, made up of the GOPE and Mountain specialists, found the workers lost in the Apagado volcano in the middle of the snow, so they proceeded to move them to a first shelter and then to the city.

The three workers They were incommunicado since last May 3when they lost all types of contact with their families and their contracting company, but it was not until this Tuesday the 7th that the search operationsafter filing a complaint for alleged misfortune.

After several days of snowfall and four promotions of the rescue teamthis Friday the workers managed to contact their contractor and reported their location.

Finally, thanks to the weather conditions improved and with the help of a backhoe provided by the municipality, the three men were able to be found by rescuers and then assisted.

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