Russia reopens investigation into 60-year-old Dyatlov Pass mystery - CNN

AndreyKuryakov told the news conference that investigators were relying on the help of "friends and family of the deceased" as well as modern technology, which was not available at the time

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Scholarcy highlights

  • Russia reopens investigation into 60-year-old Dyatlov Pass mysteryRussian prosecutors have launched a new investigation into the mysterious case of nine students who died in bizarre circumstances after disappearing on a skiing trip 60 years ago
  • Books and documentaries have sought to explain the fate of the group from the Ural Polytechnic Institute who set off on the tripin 1959 under the direction of Igor Dyatlov, a fifth-year student
  • The Dyatlov Pass Incident, as it came to be known, has been compared with other unsolved mysteries, including the disappearance of Lord Lucan, the British aristocrat who vanished after his children's nanny was found murdered, and the abandoned ship, the Marie Celeste
  • It has inspired many theories over the decades -- but the authorities are aiming to get to the bottom of it once and for all
  • AndreyKuryakov told the news conference that investigators were relying on the help of "friends and family of the deceased" as well as modern technology, which was not available at the time
  • Nextmonth prosecutors will fly to the site, and a range of experts and rescue workerswill be involved in the investigation

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