Details of a fire with a deceased prisoner in a Russian colony disclosed

“112”: the fire in IK No. 4 in the Novgorod Region was extinguished, 4 people were hospitalized

Fire in the correctional colony No. 4 in Novgorod area occurred in the bedding room, it is eliminated. Such details were revealed by the Telegram channel “112”.

The preliminary cause of the fire is a short circuit. As a result of the incident, four people were hospitalized with combustion products poisoning, one prisoner died. In total, 30 people were evacuated.

As TASS specifies with reference to the UK, mattresses caught fire during a fire in the Russian colony.

A fire in IK No. 4 in the Novgorod region was reported earlier.

In early November, a member of the Public Monitoring Commission (POC) of Moscow, Eva Merkacheva, announced that public activists would check about 20 Russian colonies and isolation wards for the observance of prisoners' rights. According to her, the check will begin with the Kirov pre-trial detention center. The next will be isolation wards in the Republics of Mari El and Mordovia and in Saratov. Merkacheva noted that in each correctional institution, human rights defenders will check the conditions in which prisoners live and listen to their complaints.



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