Kyrgyzstan|life|February 20, 2019 / 10:07 AM
Citizen of Belgium killed in avalanche in Issyk-Kul

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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