The police according to the results of investigative activities it was established two suspects in the case of the fire at the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business.

“Yet, according to the results of the completed investigation, preparing the report about the suspicion to two persons. In no time they will be sent to the Prosecutor’s office of Odessa region and after approval is communicated by the suspect. However, this is only preliminary results. In the course of further investigation, the suspects could become more”, – said Deputy head of the state of Ukraine in Odessa region Sergey Shaikhet during the briefing.

He also noted that at the present time the investigators questioned more than 150 people assigned to more than two dozen forensic examinations. Starting from 5 December, continues the examination of the scene.

As reported at 10:12 environment in the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business on the third floor of a six storey educational building was on fire, the area of which reached 4 thousand square meters In 14:18 the same day, it was localized, but still not eliminated.

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.

As of 13:00 on 7 December the press service of the SSES reports of five victims of the fire. 10 people are in hospital, the fate of 10 is unknown. Rescue and other urgent work continues.