Mourning for the Dead at "Pinskdrev" in Brest Voblast

03.11.2010 09:17

Chairman of Brest Voblast Executive Committee, Konstantin Sumar, "expressing sorrow for the citizens of the Republic of Belarus, died in "Pinskdrev" Holding Company" explosion in Pinsk, condoling with their families and friends," decided to announce Days of Tribulation in Brest voblast on November 3-4, 2010.

As it became known to Telegraf, the national flags and flags of the administrative-territorial voblast units are lowered these days throughout the whole voblast area. In addition, cultural institutions and regional TV and-radio companies cancel entertainment events and programs.

According to Telegraf, on 1 November, the death toll from «Pinskdrev» Holding Company» explosion on October 25 has risen to 14 people. There are six more victims in health care units. Three of them are undergoing treatment in Brest regional hospital, three more — in the emergency hospital in Minsk.

In turn, members of the «Pinskdrev» Supervisory Board agreed to provide additional financial assistance to the families of the dead by paying Br30 million, to injured workers — Br20 million. Each family of the dead will receive Br100 million, the victims — Br50 million.