Families of college employees killed in Kerch explosion to get $15.000 each

Families of college employees killed in Kerch explosion to get $15.000 each
Three-day mourning has been declared in the republic Photo: Ekaterina Keizo / TASS / Scanpix / LETA

The people from the college staff are being identified.

The Social Security Fund (FSS) will pay 1 million rubles ($15.000) to each of the families of the college employees who died or got injured in the Kerch explosion, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the FSS press service.

At the moment, those from the college staff are being identified.

According to the latest data, the explosion at the Kerch Polytechnic College killed 18 people injuring about 50. Most of them were teenagers. An explosive device packed with metal projectiles detonated in the college canteen on the ground floor, while an unknown gunman fired at students and teachers on the second floor. The investigative committee opened a criminal case under Art. 205 of the Criminal Code (terrorist attack).

A three-day mourning has been declared in the republic.

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