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KIEV, February 04. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has offered his condolences to the families of those killed in a fatal road accident near the city of Sumy that claimed 13 lives, the press service of the Ukrainian head of state reported on Tuesday.
“The president has commissioned the government, in particular, Acting Prime Minister Alexander Vilkul and chairman of the state emergencies service Mikhail Bolotskikh to probe into the tragedy, to see to it that those injured received necessary assistance and to offer help to the families of those killed,” the press service said.
Apart from that, the president ordered to take necessary measures to prevent such accidents.
According to earlier reports, the death toll from the road accident near Ukraine’s city of Sumy has reached 13, seven people were injured.
“The accident took place at about 17:30 Moscow time at a railway crossing in a suburb of the town of Belopolye,” the press service of the Sumy region prosecutor’s office said. “The driver of a passenger minibus ignored traffic lights and the minibus drove onto train tracks to be virtually torn into two parts by a passenger train heading from Kharkov.”