They were in a dangerous area between ice breaches.
On Monday, an emergency team noticed a group of anglers on the ice in the Gulf of Finland in a dangerous area between holes and ice breaks.
25 people were evacuated on board a hovercraft. The regional directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies has shared a video of the rescue operation with Channel Saint-Petersburg.
Photo and video: Courtesy of the St. Petersburg Directorate of the Ministry of Emergencies press service