“In total, five people died as a result of the fire,” follows from the updated data of the service.

According to the latest information, 17 victims remain in hospitals, another 10 people are reported as missing.

Rescuers continue to extinguish individual foci of decay at the site of the rubble.

Earlier, the Odessa police allowed the version of the college arson.

The fire occurred on December 4 on the third floor of the six-story college building. A criminal case has been opened on violation of fire safety requirements.