Ukraine's MIA publishes video of deadly grenade explosion at Kyiv downtown

Source : 112 Ukraine

The incident was recorded by the surveillance camera between Pushkinska Street and Shevchenko Boulevard
13:43, 24 October 2019


The corresponding video of a grenade explosion in the center of Kyiv, which took place on October, 22 and led to the deaths of two people, was posted by the Director of Communications Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Artem Shevchenko on his Facebook page.

"This lightning flash in the distance on an illuminated fragment of a video from the surveillance camera at the corner of Pushkinska Street and Shevchenko Boulevard at 22:40:05 and it is the same explosion of a grenade that took lives of two people," Shevchenko wrote.

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As we reported earlier, on the evening of October 22, in the center of Kyiv, on Pushkinskaya Street, 34, a grenade exploded, as a result of which two people were killed. The first killed - a veteran of the Joint Forces Operation Victor Dehtyaryov with the call sign "Sensei", the second one - a security guard of the office named Mykhailo.

Dehtyaryov, the seasoned fighter of Ukraine's armed forces was wounded in the Ilovaisk battle in 2014.

The blast also injured a girl who was passing by; her life is now beyond danger.

Eyewitnesses say that one of men was a guard of the office near the café. Two men were sitting at the entrance to the building when an unknown device one man was holding suddenly exploded in his hands. According to preliminary information, it was a grenade.

According to the media, two men made the grenade explode out of negligence.

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