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Arseniy Yatsenyuk pays visit to the place of tragedy in residential building in Mykolayiv
21.05.2014 | 12:16

On Wednesday, May 21, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has arrived to Mykolayiv.

Accompanied by the Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Building and Housing and Communal Services Volodymyr Hroysman, head of Mykolayiv regional state administration Mykola Romanchuk and head of Mykolayiv regional council Taras Kremen he attended the headquarters of liquidation of the consequences of the tragedy, which occurred in 40, Lazurna street, and laid flowers to the memorable sign to the victims of the tragedy installed near the building.

Staying in the headquarters of liquidation of the emergency situation Arseniy Yatsenyuk got familiar with the course of search and rescue activities. The head of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine Serhii Bochkovsky reported to the Head of the Government about the course of the rescue activities and liquidation of the accident consequences. In particular, he told how they were saving a female resident of the building who had been trapped under the ruins for around 18 hours. She was found owing to a rescue dog.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk communicated to the residents of the residential estate.

Presently, a session of Government is being held in Mykolayiv and is aimed at approving decisions on reimbursement to the families of the deceased and providing with accommodation those who suffered.

As was reported, the explosion which occurred on May 12 at a building on 40 Lazurna street, in Zavodsky district of Mykolayiv claimed 7 lives, 5 people got wounds. 188 evacuated residents have received temporary accommodation.

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