Yesterday, on June 7, around 12:50 in the Ship district of the city of Nikolaev, in the Bugsky estuary, at the mooring No. 10, at distance about 30 meters from the coast the inflatable mattress on which there were 3 girls overturned. About it reports a press - service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ukraine.
Parents left the children without supervision. It was resulted by the tragedy. Two of three girls who were on the turned-over mattress - drowned. The father could rescue only one of bathers.
To all children was from three to five years.
To the place of promptly there arrived fighters of the Ministry of Emergency Situations who raised bodies of victims from water.
On the same day, on the river the Southern Bug, near Migey's village of the May Day region of the Nikolaev area the staff of the Ministry of Emergency Situations rescued two thrill-seekers who took part in competitions on a cup of Ukraine "A silver regatta". 243 athletes took part in these competitions and only thanks to professional actions of the Nikolaev rescuers it was succeeded to avoid the tragedy.