President announces December 26 the Day of national mourning
With regard to the tragic disaster in Yevpatoriya
With regard to the tragic disaster in Yevpatoriya of December 24, President Victor Yushchenko signed a Decree announcing December 26 the Day of national mourning, according to the President`s press-office.
As UNIAN reported earlier, nineteen people, including a child, have died after an explosion tore through an apartment building in southern Ukraine. The Wednesday evening blast leveled part of the five-floor building in the city of Yevpatoriya, a Crimea peninsula resort. 35 apartments were destroyed. 21 people have been rescued, five of them have been hospitalized.