The other student admitted to Gällivare hospital okay under the circumstances and is now back in Kiruna.
the School writes on its website: ”We have been informed that the pupil has been seriously injured after the accident on Tuesday has died in hospital in Tromsø. All our thoughts go, right now, in the first instance to the affected family.”
It was in Tuesday as a school class from the municipality of Kiruna was on the ski tour along the Kungsleden in Abisko. Some of the students traveled next to a stream when the ice gave way. Two of the secondary school students got a wave of water and ice over themselves.
was taken to hospital with ambulanshelikopter be. The boy who was brought to the university Hospital of Tromsø has since last Tuesday been treated for life threatening injuries.
the School will stay open during the evening, reports SVT Norrbotten.
A major rescue operation with the forces of both Sweden and Norway began after the accident on Tuesday. According to the police, were a further six people in the vicinity of the accident. They should not have been in the water but was retrieved by rescue helicopter to the finish in Abisko.
were twelve students and three teachers on the cake. Police are investigating the incident as a workplace injury because it occurred during school hours.
the SVT Norrbotten reported on Wednesday that the accident will be investigated by prosecutors as a arbetsmiljöbrott. The Swedish work environment authority will also investigate the incident, according to the prosecutor.