Mourning: in an accident in the Kuban region killed 18 people

Mourning: in an accident in the Kuban region killed 18 people

MOSCOW, Aug 25 — RIA Novosti. Victims of the accident with the bus, which fell into the sea in the Krasnodar region, were 18 people, 23 people remain in hospital, one is missing. On Saturday in the region declared mourning for the victims.

Search and rescue operations at the scene continued, divers spent more than 60 dives. In the place of deployed operational headquarters, with relatives of victims psychologists. The investigative Committee initiated on the fact of road accident two criminal cases.

Killed the residents of the four regions

The bus fell into the sea when transporting workers of contract organization and the company “Tamanneftegas”, returning from watch. According to the MOE, among the victims were residents of four regions of Russia: Bashkortostan, Krasnodar region, the Crimea and Kostroma region.

The Governor of the Kostroma region Sergey Sitnikov has instructed to assist the family of a deceased worker from Galicia. The Governor of Kuban Veniamin Kondratiev also ordered to provide targeted financial assistance to the families of the victims, the victims will also be paid in cash. In addition, the head of the region instructed to provide all necessary assistance in the organization of the funeral.

Social insurance Fund also announced that it would pay the families of the victims who were insured against accidents, 1 million roubles, victims with serious injuries will be paid for treatment.

One person, according to civil defense and emergencies of the Temryuk district of Krasnodar region, — Michael Sorokoletov — declared missing.

Kuban authorities declared Saturday a day of mourning for those killed in the accident. Heads of municipalities recommended to conduct a complex series of events and to lower the flag of the Krasnodar territory. Broadcasters and cultural organizations working in the region, it is recommended to cancel entertainment events and programs.

More than 20 people in hospitals