The pensioner drowned in the Volga while relaxing at a camp site in Engels, the Investigative Committee of the ICR for the Saratov region reported.
According to preliminary data, the 71-year-old man was vacationing with family and friends. After dinner, he went to swim, but began to sink and completely submerged under water.
Relatives immediately called emergency services, but it was not possible to save the pensioner’s life. The matter is under investigation.