10 people died at rally dispersal on 18 February 2014, - investigation

Source : 112 Ukraine

10 demonstrators died, 500 were injured by riot police after rally dispersal on 18 February 2014
15:02, 17 February 2016


According to UNIAN, this information was provided by the Head of Special Command Investigations department in the Prosecutor’s General Office Sergiy Horbatyuk.

“The plan was to stop the demonstrations, regardless of the victims of their actions, both among demonstrators and among riot police”, - Horbatyuk stated.

“The investigation established that riot police resorted to extremely violent actions against the demonstrators. 10 people died and 500 were injured in Mariinskiy park, in Hrushevsgoho and Instytutska streets during rally dispersal on 18 February 2014”, - Horbatyuk added.

“Riot police used firearms against demonstrators. 3 people died of attacks from these weapons, 40 people were injured”, - Horbatyuk said.

Related: Euromaidan protests: riot police had grenades with hazardous materials

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