Govt Plane Evacuates Severely Ill Russian Tourist from Bulgaria

Society | August 26, 2012, Sunday // 10:42|  views

The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations plane flying out from Burgas Airport. Photo by RIA Novosti

An airplane of Russia's Ministry of Emergency Situations flew from Moscow to Bulgarian Black Sea resort city Burgas Sunday to evacuate a severely ill Russian tourist.

The 41-year-old woman had suffered a stroke on July 31 lapsed into a coma, reports RIA Novosti.

According to the Russian Emergency Situation Ministry, her condition is "very grave."

In the small hours Sunday, she was transported to a hospital in the St. Petersburg, where she resides, as ordered by Russia's government.

The tourist was staying in Bulgaria together with her two children, ages 7 and 12, but they had already been flown back to St. Petersburg.

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