After Hospital Care, Elderly Siberian Hermit to Return Home

January 19, 2016 12:57 PM

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A 70-year-old Siberian hermit is returning to solitude and sub-zero temperatures after being airlifted to a hospital for treatment.

Agafia Lykova was discharged from hospital care in Siberia's Kemerovo region on Tuesday, but will stay there until state emergency services can airlift her home, the Russian news site reported. Lykova was hospitalized after she notified "the mainland" of leg pain via satellite phone.

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