Explosion occurs at Kyiv's mall, one casualty reported

Source : 112 Ukraine

The victim wanted to check the fire alarm system in the office building and fired a smoking pallet
15:07, 12 January 2019

An explosion occurred in the mall on Borshchahivska Street in Kyiv at about 12 p.m., one man injured, reports the press office of the National Police in Kyiv region 

According to the preliminary information, the explosion occurred on the third level during repairing works.  

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The witnesses said one of the men tried to check the fire alarm system in the office and used a smoking pallet, which exploded the moment he fired it. The information on the incident will be verified. The victim has been hospitalized, he is receiving medical aid.  

The Police noted that no one was in the room at the moment of the explosion. The whole personnel involved in the repairing works was evacuated.

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