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Belgium: Mourners commemorate Odessa massacre in Brussels00:52

Belgium: Mourners commemorate Odessa massacre in Brussels

Belgium, Brussels
May 2, 2016 at 18:44 GMT +00:00 · Published

Mourners protested at Luxembourg square nearby EU Parliament in Brussels, Monday, marking the two year anniversary of the Odessa massacre, where 48 people lost their lives during a fire at the Trades Union House in the city.

The protesters held banners, balloons and graphic pictures from the tragedy.

Forty-eight people died, with over 200 injured, in a series of events that led to a large blaze ripping through the Trade Union building in Odessa on May 2, 2014. After clashes erupted between anti-Maidan and pro-Maidan protesters, the latter group reportedly set fire to the Trade Unions House where anti-Maidan demonstrators had found refuge.

Despite international concerns and calls to investigate the tragedy, the perpetrators of the 2014 Odessa massacre have yet to be caught or prosecuted.

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Mourners protested at Luxembourg square nearby EU Parliament in Brussels, Monday, marking the two year anniversary of the Odessa massacre, where 48 people lost their lives during a fire at the Trades Union House in the city.

The protesters held banners, balloons and graphic pictures from the tragedy.

Forty-eight people died, with over 200 injured, in a series of events that led to a large blaze ripping through the Trade Union building in Odessa on May 2, 2014. After clashes erupted between anti-Maidan and pro-Maidan protesters, the latter group reportedly set fire to the Trade Unions House where anti-Maidan demonstrators had found refuge.

Despite international concerns and calls to investigate the tragedy, the perpetrators of the 2014 Odessa massacre have yet to be caught or prosecuted.

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