The Polish Consul in Mongolia, having escaped a fire, walked for 3 days over 160 kilometers in Mongolia's steppe. The press-attache for Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Boguslav Maevsky, informed journalists that the consul and his driver were found Friday evening in the area of Sumber. They are healthy and feel fine. The Polish consulate, Mongolian army and police, as well as rescue crews working in the region for the American oil company SOCO all took part in the search efforts.
On Friday, Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs had informed the media of the loss of Polish consulate representatives in Ulaanbaatar who had left on Wednesday for a service trip in the Dornod province. Later, their burned-out vehicle was found in the steppe.