The Commissioner for Children’s Rights Pavel Astakhov in his Twitter said that 15 children died in the storm on the Karelian lake Syamozero.
“According to recent data, bodies of 15 kids were found in Karelia… Terrible tragedy, bitter loss… Sincere condolences to the relatives…”, he wrote.
По последним данным найдены 15тел погибших детей в Карелии… Чудовищная трагедия,горькие потери…
Искренние соболезнования всем близким…
— Павел Астахов (@RFdeti) June 19, 2016
Previously it was reported of 14 children, all of them were in the camp lists.
According a source in law authorities, the last of the found children, according to preliminary data, was not registered in the camp.
Monday, June 20, was declared a day of mourning in Karelia.