Fire in Odesa hotel: 6 bodies of victims identified

The citizens of Odesa region, Kyiv, Dnipro and Australia are proved to be dead
15:48, 19 August 2019

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Six bodies of the victims of the fire at Tokyo Star Hotel in Odesa were identified as Dumskaya reported citing Odesa Mayor Hennady Trukhanov.

Two citizens of Odesa region, two Kyiv citizens, one citizen of Dnipro and citizen of Australia are proved to be dead.

On the night of August 17, a large-scale fire broke out at the Odesa Hotel Tokyo Star, as a result of which eight people died and ten were injured. This was reported by the press office of the State Emergency Service.

Related: Fire in Odesa: Law enforcers take documentation and server with video archive form hotel

It is noted that a message about a fire in the hotel was received by the rescuers at 1:34. 13 units of equipment and 65 personnel were involved in extinguishing the fire. They managed to eliminate fire on 1,000 square meters area at 4:32. As a result of the incident, 8 people died, another 10 were injured.

On the fact of the incident, law enforcement authorities opened a criminal proceeding under Part 2 of Art. 270 (violation of fire safety requirements established by law) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

The owner of the hotel said he would be fully responsible for the fire in case his guilt was proved by the law enforcers. Later owner of the hotel Vadym Chorny was detained  

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