In the cabin of the sunken boat off the coast of Odessa were more than 40 people, rescuers continue the search for eight passengers, said a spokesman of the main Directorate of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Odessa region Anna Pencheva.
"inside, there were more than 40 people, 8 people still looking, At this time we can't say an exact number because there are rescue operations," said Penchev, reports television channel " 112 ".
She added that during the detention of the captain he had no obvious signs of alcoholic intoxication, the response to this question will give the results of the examination, which is not yet complete. According to the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine, head of the legal Commission on inquiry of the disaster Gennady Zubko, since there are doubts in the truthfulness of the captain of the ship data on the number of people who were on the ship, the rescue operation has decided to hold until then, as long as the surface is raised the boat to make sure that the ship nobody there, reports RIA " Novosti ". On the first day weekend in the Black sea at coast of Odessa region overturned pleasure boat. First it was claimed that the boat was 36 people, 22 people were rescued, 18 of them were taken to medical uredinia, 14 people lost their lives. According to the Ministry of infrastructure of Ukraine, the tragedy was caused by overloading of the vessel. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk ordered to create a special Commission to investigate the circumstances of the accident. On Sunday in the area declared a mourning day.