In Yakutia, started the identification of the victims in a major accident

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in foobarcontroller DPS. Archival photoIn Yakutia, started the identification of the victims in a major accident© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

The identification of the victims in a major accident on the highway «Kolyma» in Yakutia began on Monday, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the Tattinsky district of the Republic, where he lived all the dead.

Earlier it was reported that on the evening of 8 December 2017 on the highway «Kolyma» in 16 kilometers from the village of Lower Bestyakh was a collision of the minibus «UAZ», EN route from poselok Nizhniy Bestyakh, Megino-Kangalassky district in the village of Ytyk-kyuel of the Tattinsky district, with a truck «KAMAZ». After the collision the car caught fire. Nine people were killed, including two-year-old, three were injured. Dead bodies taken to the village of Lower Bestyakh.

«The identification of the victims began at nine in the morning (02.00 GMT) on Monday. Two already identified and ready to transfer to us for burial. Hard to say when all the dead will be identified, given that the car was on fire. The funeral likely will be held on different days,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

He noted that the families of the victims will be provided financial assistance from the government of the Republic and the administration of the district. Its size is specified. In the near future will open accounts so that citizens were able to assist the families of fallen countrymen. The issue with the allocation of places for disposal.

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