‘Preliminary data: a homemade explosive device of TNT equivalent of 400-600 grams went off; perhaps a remote-controlled device or a time bomb. The investigative actions are underway; experts and pyrotehcnicians are working on the crime scene. More details later’, Zoryan Shkiryak, Counselor to Ukraine’s Interior Minister posted at Facebook.
The journalist deceased in the car blast in Kyiv on Wednesday morning. The vehicle blew up in the downtown Ukrainian capital at about 7.45 a.m. The car belonged to Olena Prytula, Editor in Chief of the Ukrainska Pravda, famous outlet.
Sheremet was on his way to the studio of Radio Vesti company, where he was supposed to host the radio program.