25-30 reindeer drowned in the river today
Heammogietti, Kautokeino, Troms og Finnmark fylke, Norway
8 Nov 2021
25-30 reindeer drowned in the Kautokeino River today after a herd of reindeer passed through the ice. The accident happened when the herd of reindeer was crossing the fragile ice on the river. This is the third similar incident in the area in a couple of weeks. Yesterday, three reindeer went through the ice. They were all rescued alive. This article is also available in the Sami language at this link.