Explosion in Bilohorodka near Kyiv: Number of victims reaches 100 people

Source : 112 Ukraine

Local authorities provide victims with temporary housing, food, drinking water, and hygiene items
12:05, 23 June 2021


The number of injured people in the explosion in a residential building in Bilohorodka, near Kyiv, has reached 100 people. Bilogorodka village headman Anton Ovsiienko announced this on his Facebook page.

"As a result of the emergency incident, about 100 people were injured. Families are appealing to the Bilogorodka village council for help. 14 families need temporary housing," Ovsiienko said.

Facebook of Bilogorodka village head Anton Ovsiienko

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According to him, one family is being helped to provide insulin and blood glucose meter strips that was burned during the fire to a 6-year-old child. A woman in the last days of pregnancy, whose family was provided with temporary housing - a separate apartment, is under special custody.

At the same time, employees of the Bilohorodka village council keep records of victims and injured families, receive financial assistance, and identify urgent needs. People are provided with temporary housing (accommodation schedule is formed), food, drinking water, hygiene items.

On June 23, an emergency meeting of the executive committee of the Bilohorodka village council will take place. The issue of providing financial assistance to citizens for treatment and improvement of living conditions under the Care program will be resolved there.

The Commission on Technogenic and Ecological Safety and Emergencies of the Bucha Raion State Administration was established. The members of the commission inspected the scene, held meetings with residents and session in the Bilohorodka village council.

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As a reminder, on June 21, there was a powerful explosion in a five-story building in the center of the village of Bilohorodka. A large-scale fire broke out after the explosion.

Later, the Kyiv Oblast State Administration reported that the man was lost, three people were in hospital as a result of an explosion and fire in the five-story building.

Police soon found out that the explosion in a residential building in Belogorodka was caused by arson. The man tried to hide the murder.

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