: Karelia camp to be closed after 14 children drowning in the lake
Society18:11 Jun. 21, 2016

Karelia camp to be closed after 14 children drowning in the lake

Dead bodies already sent to Moscow for identification by parents

The children's camp in Russia's Republic of Karelia, where 14 kids died, is to be eventually closed up. The children's have already been transported to Moscow for the identification. Other campers are set to be sent home to their parents.

The notorious camp was constantly receiving complaints, including an administrative case initiated in view of unsuitable sanitary conditions in the campus.

This time a group of 47 children and four adults set sail to a boating trip at the lake in the Pryazhinsky district of Karelia in northern Russia. 

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The boats capsized after being hit by a storm, the police now claims the weather conditions were unsuitable for the lake excursion. Five people suspected to be guilty have been detained, the further investigation is underway. 

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