Among the victims of the fire at the Odessa hotel “the Old Tokyo” is a child and a citizen of Australia, said the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov.

“In Odessa there was a terrible tragedy, state of emergency: a fire in the hotel “Tokyo star”, which claimed the lives of nine people, including a child. Determine yet… until we can’t talk about categories because now identified five people, including Australian citizen (among the dead – if)”, – Trukhanov told at hardware meeting in the city hall on Monday morning.

As reported, in Odessa in the night of August 17, there was a fire in hotel “Old Tokyo” by vul, 1 which killed nine people (eight people died on the spot, one in the car “first aid”), 10 people were injured.

Among the victims – two foreigners and a child.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman instructed to immediately begin large-scale inspections of places of recreation of citizens, especially hotels and resorts.

In the Unified register of pretrial investigations included information under part 2 of article 270 (violation established by the legislation of fire safety requirements) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.