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Citizen of Belgium killed in avalanche in Issyk-Kul
Kyrgyzstan | incidents | 10:07, 20 February 2019 | 3476

AKIPRESS.COM - A 34-year-old citizen of Belgium was killed in an avalanche in Issyk-Kul, where she had been with her brother for skiing.

Dries Cuyckens and Klartje Cuyckens arrived in Karakol on February 13.

They stopped in Boz-Uchuk gorge with the help of the local man, whom Klartje knew from her previous trip to Kyrgyzstan in 2017-2018.

The accident occurred on February 19 when the tourists were skiing down the slope.

Dries could locate his sister dead with the help of the avalanche beacon.

Issyk-Kul police confirmed the death of Klartje Mart N. Cuyckens.

Images of Klartje Cuyckens from Facebook:

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