EN|RU|UK
  2160

 Director of Odesa camp where three kids were killed in fire taken into custody for two months without bail

пожар детский виктория лагерь

Kyivskyi district court of Odesa has arrested without bail the director of Viktoria children's camp, where three girls were killed in a fire on Sept. 15.

Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

The director of the camp is suspected of a criminal offence under article 270 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of fire safety rules that led to a fire killing people and inflicting damage of large scale).

The prosecutor's office of the Odesa region said the court on Monday will choose a measure of restraint for a female employee that was responsible for children's safety.

Law enforcers are conducting a number of expertise cases aimed at finding all circumstances of the tragedy.

See more: Schoolgirl Kateryna Noi saved eight younger children from fire in Viktoria camp in Odesa, - city council member Ivanytskyi. PHOTO

Earlier, three girls aged 8, 9, and 12 were reported dead in the fire that destroyed a building in Viktoria children's camp in Odesa. The bodies of two girls were found at the fire site, the third girl was announced missing. Some remains were later located at the fire site that might belong to the third girl, 12-year-old Snizhana.

The fire at Viktoria camp in Odesa erupted at 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 15. 150 children were staying in the camp, 42 of them in the building that caught fire. Major violations in fire alarm and extinguishing systems were revealed in the facility, despite significant investments in its refurbishing in 2016. The investigation into the tragedy that led to death of three children has been initiated, involving officials and firms. The director and the fire safety manager of the camp were indicted and detained.
 
 
 
 up