A man who threw the explosive at the police officers was detained in Desnyansky district of Kyiv. Oleksy Biloshytsky, the First Deputy Head of Patrol Police Department of Ukraine reported this on Facebook.
This night, at Mayakovsky Street, in Desnyansky district of Kyiv the police stopped a passer-by for a check as he raised the suspicions.
‘A man quickly changed the direction of the movement to avoid the meeting with police’, Biloshytsky claimed.
During the check of the documents and cursory inspection, the substance that seemed to be a drug was found. The police called the crime scene investigation team.
‘But during the further cursory inspection, a man put a grenade out of the pocket and threw at the police’.
The item exploded, however, the police succeeded to avoid the wounds.
‘The citizen was detained; also, an item seemed to be remade military pistol and shank were found with him. The investigators will work with a man further’, Biloshytsky added.