Thursday, March 22, 2018

Chunk of ice falls off ice town monument in Yekaterinburg

A piece of ice recently broke away from the ice town sculpture in Yekaterinburg.

The incident occurred when inspectors checked the ice building for safety, Mir66 reports.

A piece of ice broke away from the biggest slide, Denis Sukhorukov, the Press Secretary for the Administration of Yekaterinburg, said, according to Mir66.

The administration said that the area had not been included in the routine safety checks, but that it has now been included and the area has been strengthened.

The ice town opened on Saturday, December 29.