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Monday, 30 May 2016 - 8:53
Fire in Ukraine kills 17
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A fire at a building housing elderly people in a village near Ukraine's capital Kiev has left 17 dead.

The fire broke out in the early hours of Sunday in a two-storey building housing some 35 people.

"Emergency services units saved 18 people, five of whom have been hospitalised with burns of varying degrees of severity," Ukraine's emergencies ministry said.

Police have detained the man in charge of the building.

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