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    NIZHNY NOVGOROD, April 14 (RIA Novosti) - Rescuers have saved 952 fishermen from drifting ice-floes in the Gorkovskoye reservoir, said the Nizhny Novgorod region (Volga area) main civil defense and emergencies department's press service on Wednesday.

    One man died before rescuers arrived.

    Ice-floes with fishermen got detached from the shore of the Gorkovskoye reservoir near the Obzherikha village on Tuesday at 11:35 a.m. Moscow time.

    112 people took part in the rescue operation. 43 machinery units, a tugboat, a barge and 27 other vessels were used.

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