Victims of the fire at the Odessa College of Economics, law and hotel and restaurant business will provide financial assistance, said the Chairman of the Odessa regional Council Sergey Parashchenko.
“Today instructed the permanent Commission for health and social policy for the urgent provision of financial aid to the victims,” – he wrote on his page on the social network Facebook.
He also on behalf of the deputies of the regional Council and personally expressed condolences to the family of the deceased student and thanked them for the work of rescuers and physicians who assisted at the fire scene.
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.
The Minister of education and science Anna Novosad stated that College students will continue training in other areas for the continuity of the educational process.