Law enforcers are considering three versions of the cause of the fire in the hotel “Tokyo star” in Odessa, which killed eight people, another 10 people were injured.

“The first version is a possible murder … when was then arson to conceal the crime. The second version is a violation of fire safety rules. Version – careless use of fire as guests”, – told the chief of the National police in the Odessa region Oleh Bech at a briefing on Saturday.

As reported, in Odessa in the night of Saturday, August 17, there was a fire in hotel “Old Tokyo” in str, 1 in which killed eight people, another 10 people were injured. According to the information SSES, among the victims there are people in serious condition. According to the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, four of the victims – in critical condition.

Information on whether there are children among the dead or injured during the fire at the moment.

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.

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