Search and rescue operation in connection with the crash boat off the coast of Odessa will continue as long as the ship will not be towed to shore. Rescuers want to make sure that the vessel and in truth there were 36 persons as stated by the captain, and not more, said at a press conference on Sunday, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, head of the legal Commission on inquiry of the disaster of a vessel Gennady Zubko.
"currently, the Commission decided, without waiting for the permission of the owner of the vessel, which currently houses half a kilometer from the shore, to continue the rescue operation. To raise this vessel, transport it to the shore and to make sure again that, in truth, the number of people that are from the words of the captain in the cabin, is this because we are not sure that there is someone else on the ship does not remain also, " said Zubko.
He added that the rescue operation will end when the ship will be towed to shore.
on the first day weekend in the Black sea at coast of Odessa region overturned pleasure boat. According to the summary data, on the boat there were 36 people, 22 people were rescued, 18 of them were taken to medical uredinia, 14 people lost their lives. 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.