Car bomb was detonated in Kostiantynivka Raion in Donetsk region, Colonel of the Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) was killed as a result, three people were sustained varying degrees of injuries. This was reported by the SSU’s press service.
"The officer of Security Service of Ukraine, Colonel Yury Vozny perished in the line of duty in Kostiantynivka Raion, Donetsk region. Car bomb attack is the preliminary version of the cause of death. Three more people are in hospital with injuries of varying severity," the message reads.
Prosecutor’s office is leading the case.
Yury Vozny became the 23rd SSU officer who gave his life defending the motherland.
Anton Herashchenko, in turn, confirmed the death of counter-espionage officer and reported that four more people were wounded in the incident. Ukrainian MP said this on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.