The pieces we have penned about the mysterious loss of life of 9 hikers in 1959 at Russia’s Dyatlov Move are some of the most browse, most shared, and most argued about content articles in the AJ archive. Which can make sense. Briefly: Nine hikers died, some brutally, after generating camp immediately after turning out to be missing attempting to cross a snowy move in the Ural Mountains. Some where crushed, some died of hypothermia, the camp was torn to shreds.
Just past week, we covered some new information about what may well have killed the hikers, a tiny, localized avalanche, but even that information and facts was greeted with skepticism by those who suspect anything malicious or significantly weirder killed the hikers.
And now, in accordance to reports from Newsweek, citing a Russian media resource, eight hikers from Moscow who’d headed to the web page this week to spend tribute to the lifeless hikers (the incident is of deep cultural great importance in Russia), failed to return and authorities have missing speak to with them.
They were being owing back on Wednesday, and have still to seem.