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Ukraine news: Official negligence which led to the terrible tragedy, will be judged in the Odessa region.

Odessa oblast Prosecutor’s office sent to court indictment against the former Deputy of Odessa mayor, whose negligence led to the tragedy in extracurricular Agency “Victoria”.

This was at the briefing said the Prosecutor of Odessa region Oleg Zhuchenko, informs a press-service of Prosecutor’s office of area.

“The Prosecutor’s office of Odessa region on April 27 sent to the court indictment against the former Deputy of the Odessa mayor. The person accused of office negligence which has entailed heavy consequences (part 2 of article 367 of the criminal code of Ukraine)”, – said the Prosecutor.

According to the investigation, improper performance of their duties, and unfair attitude towards them by the Deputy Chairman of the city Council led to the tragic events in out-of-school establishment “Victoria.”

On consideration, the court found the indictments against the Director of the children’s camp, the former head of the Kiev regional Department of civil service on emergency situations in Odessa region and the inspector of the regional Department SSES.

As previously reported, on September 16, 2017 in Odessa there was a fire in the children’s camp “Victoria”. The fire completely destroyed one of the two-storey wooden houses, where there were 42 children, killing three of them – ages 8 to 12 years.