Skoklassen from the municipality of Kiruna was on the ski tour on Tuesday and was traveling next to a stream when the ice gave way. Two of the secondary school students got a wave of water and ice over themselves.
the Two boys were taken to hospital with ambulanshelikopter. One boy was flown to the university Hospital of northern Norway in Tromsø with life-threatening injuries, the situation is in Wednesday morning unchanged.
"He cared for right now and the situation is still critical and life-threatening," says Jørn Resvoll, presskommunikatör at the university Hospital of northern Norway.
was the first to Kiruna hospital but was moved to Gällivare hospital. He is said to have received minor injuries caused by cooling, according to the presskommunikatör on the Region of Norrbotten.
A major rescue operation with the forces of both Sweden and Norway began after the accident. According to the police, six persons were in the vicinity of the accident have not been in the water but was taken by rescue helicopter to the finish in Abisko.
According to the school's website was twelve students and three teachers on the cake, reports SVT. Police are investigating the incident as a workplace injury because it occurred during school hours.