June 19, 2018

5 workers killed in Ukraine hostel fire (Indianexpress)

5 workers killed in Ukraine hostel fire (Indianexpress)

Five vegetable market and farm workers were killed Monday when a fire swept through their hostel in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia, the regional emergency service said. Four other residents, including an eight-year-old child, were rescued and taken to hospital.

“This building was once a bakery complex. It was decommissioned in 2011 and not used again until 2016,” when the owner turned it into an unregistered hostel for local workers, said Yuliya Barysheva, a spokeswoman for the regional emergencies service. Read more

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