Students of the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business, where on Wednesday morning a fire started, will continue training in other areas for the continuity of the educational process, said the Minister of education and science Anna Novosad.

“December 5 will the Board of Directors of colleges in Odessa region. The Council will address the issue of the transfer of training College students of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business in other buildings. MES is working to ensure that the educational process in College, despite the terrible tragedy, and continued disciples of the institution was provided the conditions for learning,” wrote Novosad on his page in social network Facebook.

According to the Minister, a fire engulfed the premises of several institutions: the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business, as well as of the Institute of archaeology, Institute of biology of southern seas, national Academy of Sciences and the technical inventory Bureau of the city.

“Missing are 14 people, among them the Director of the Institute of biology of southern seas, national Academy of Sciences Boris Alexandrov and employees of the Institute Galina Ivanovich,” she said.

The Minister noted that only after the complete liquidation of fire rescuers will be able to conduct a search operation in the premises, and admitted that the victims may be more.

“Earlier I wrote that the fire killed the teacher of the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business Anna Borodyuk. In the identification of bodies by relatives, this information was not confirmed. We sincerely wish Anna a speedy recovery. According to the morning of December 5, only lost so far – student of Ksenia Babenko”, – said Novosad.

As reported at 10:12 environment in the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business (Odessa) on the 3rd floor of 6-storied academic building was on fire, the area of which reached 4 thousand square meters In 14:18 the same day, it was localized, however, as of Thursday morning and not eliminated.

According to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, the fire at the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business as of 6:00 on Thursday killed one student, 14 are still missing, among them five students, and 27 injured have been hospitalized.

Upon a fire criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 270 (violation established by the legislation of fire safety requirements) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. On 5 and 6 December declared days of mourning in Odessa.

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