A day of mourning is announced in Kharkiv. On January 22, the citizens will honor the memory of people who deceased in the fire in the local nursing home. Ihor Terekhov, the Acting Mayor reported that during the urgent session of the government.
"I signed the respective decree about the announcement of the mourning day in Kharkiv...The deceased people will be buried, of couse, for our cost (the budget of Kharkiv city hall, - 112 International).
The official added that the local authority will allocate funds to treat the people who were injured in the fire and were taken to the hospital.
Teh fire that occurred in the nursing home in Kharkiv on Thursday killed 15 people. Rescuers put out the flames. The investigation of reasons for the tragedy is underway. Meanwhile, the Prosecutor General's Office reported preliminarily that the fire in the nursing home occurred due to careless handling of electric heaters.