Firefighters work in a burned residential building housing elderly people after a fire broke out, in the village Litochky near Kiev, Ukraine, on Monday. — Reuters photo
Seventeen people died when an unlicenced home for elderly people outside the Ukrainian capital Kiev caught fire in the early hours of Sunday, a fresh tragedy to shake the conflict-riven country.
The fire tore through the two-storey building for the elderly in the village of Litochky, located some 50 kilometres north of Kiev.
‘The bodies of 17 people have been found at the site of the fire,’ the head of Ukraine’s state emergencies service, Mykola Chechotkin, …read more
Source: New Age