Nine people suffered in the incident that occurred in Ivano-Frankivsk region, western Ukraine. When several people got into a fight, one of them threw a hand grenade. Vyacheslav Abroskin, the first deputy head of the National Police posted this on Facebook. "
'A disaster occurred in a village in Ivano-Frankivsk region. A man, born in 1993, who was involved in a somestic conflict, threw a hand grenade into the crowd', he wrote.
Later, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov added that the attacker appeared to be the Ukrainian Army sergeant who returned to his home village while being on a leave.
Nine people sustained injuries due to the blast. They are now undergoing treatment.
The assailant was taken in.