In the village of Zatoka in the Odessa region overturned and sank the passenger boat. About this informed the head of the Odessa regional state administration Mikhail Saakashvili on his page in Facebook.
«The tragedy in Zatoka: capsized and sank the passenger boat. Several of the victims, the exact number is specified», — he said.
Saakashvili also noted that most of the people were saved.
«Interrupted the visit to Lviv on the day of Bessarabia and sent there», — added the head of RSA.
According to sources «Interfax-Ukraine», the number of victims exceeds 10, however, data on the number of deaths from different sources do not match. Just on a pleasure boat «Ivolga» was 32 people.
As reported on air «5 channel» with reference to SSES, in an ongoing rescue operation.
Later, the press service of the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine reported that as a result of incident 12 people were killed and 23 people rescued, the search continues.
«On 17 October, pleasure boat «Ivolga» was released from a private base for walking in the Black sea near the city of Belgorod-Dniester. According to preliminary data onboard there were 36 persons. When you return to the base at about 16: 00 the ship turned over», — stated in the message.
First Deputy head of the Odessa regional administration Vladimir IMac on his page in Facebook added that the ship sank at a distance of about 1 km from the shore. According to him, on Board were 33 passengers and 3 crew members.
«Managed to save 23 people, 18 of them in the hospital, Belgorod-Dniester, 5 — refused hospitalization. The cause of the tragedy — of the storm and the lack of life jackets. Found 12 drowned. Another one looking for», — he wrote.
Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk ordered to create a special Commission to investigate the circumstances of the tragedy, coordination of rescue works and liquidation of consequences of accident pleasure craft.
The Commission was headed by Vice Prime Minister — Minister of regional development, construction and housing and communal services of Ukraine Gennady Zubko, reports the government portal. The Deputy Minister of infrastructure, Yuriy Vaskov , he’s gone to Ilyichevsk.
Earlier in Mariupol on the Sandy beach right in front of tourists exploded and sank the boat edge.
In the Odessa region overturned and sank the passenger boat, there are victims 18.10.2015