39 people die after radicals set Trade Unions House on fire in Ukraine's Odessa

May 3, 2014 2:39 PM

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A protester wrapped in a Ukrainian flag walks past a burning tent camp and a fire in the trade union building in Odessa May 2, 2014. (Reuters / Yevgeny Volokin)

39 anti-government activists have died in a fire at Odessa’s Trade Unions House. Some burned to death, while others suffocated or jumped out of windows, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry reported. The building was set ablaze by pro-Kiev radicals.

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