Situation in Kerch needs international attention, - Ukraine's ombudswoman

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukrainian ombudsman yet appealed to the Head of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe with a claim to foster the investigation of the tragedy
20:23, 17 October 2018

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Ukrainian Ombudswoman Lyudmyla Denisova claimed that the situation in Kerch, where 18 people died and about 50 got injured, as a result of the explosion at the polytechnic college, needs an urgent interference of the international community. She claimed this on Facebook.

Related: Majority of victims in Kerch explosion are teenagers, - Russia's Investigative Committee

‘The situation needs an immediate interference of the international community. This is why I have addressed Vladimir Voronkov, Head of the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism and Thorbjørn Jagland Secretary General of the Council of Europe. I ask them to facilitate the investigation of the terrible tragedy and to take necessary measures for the security of people,’ the Ukrainian Ombudswoman reported.

Denisova has also appealed Russian Ombudswoman Tatyana  Moskalkova with a claim to promptly arrive in Kerch and provide the victims with all necessary.

Related: Explosion at Kerch college in occupied Crimea - 18 dead reported

The Ukrainian Ombudswoman noted that she was shocked by the news of the mass shooting at the Kerch Polytechnic College, which caused the death of at least 18 people.

‘I express my deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased. Innocent children died, there can never be any excuse for that,’ Denisova said.

Related: Explosion in Kerch kills at least ten, leaves about 50 wounded

As we reported an explosion thundered at a college in Kerch, the town in Russian-occupied Crimea. It claimed lives of at least ten people; another fifty sustained injuries. According to the initial version, the explosion took place due to the gas leak; however, it became known that the building of the college was not connected to the gas supply.

Related: Explosion of ammunition at Ichnia depot ceased, - photo

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