Death toll reaches 46 people, 125 injured in Odesa clashes, fire
The death toll has reached 46 people killed during clashes and fire in Odesa on May 2, Prosecutor of Odesa region Ihor Borshuliak told reporters at a press conference on Saturday.
He said that law-enforcement officers have launched several inquiries, including into police professional negligence.
A total of 144 persons have been detained as a part of criminal proceedings.
According to the Odesa City Council, as of 9 a.m. on May 3, 214 people came to hospitals of Odesa. Of this number, 88 have been hospitalized, including a 17-year-old boy.
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