An investigation was launched into the cause of the accident, but preliminary reports suggest the actions of the shuttle bus driver led to the incident, Interfax-Ukraine reported.
"All the victims have received the necessary medical assistance. I express my condolences to the bereaved families. Investigators should look into the causes of the tragedy. At a government meeting I will raise the question of granting financial assistance to the bereaved families," Acting Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Vilkul said.