One died, two injured from grenade explosion in Ternopil region

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the preliminary information, grenade detonated because of careless handling
20:05, 2 January 2019

As a result of the grenade explosion in Ternopil region, one person died, two injured and delivered to a hospital, according to the press office of the National Police in Ternopil region. 

The incident happened on Makarenko street at about 4 p.m. the explosion occurred on the second level in a one-bedroom apartment. 

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‘the law enforcers headed out to the scene. Having entered the place, the police discovered a dead man. A safety pin was hanging on his finger, apparently from the grenade. Two more people lay on the floor. They were taken to a hospital,’ the Police reported. 

According to Deputy Head of the National Police in Ternopil region Stepan Yatsukh, there were four people at the moment of the explosion. The landlord said the dead man was his neighbor. They were watching a TV and having spirit drinks. The acquaintance had the dangerous item, he had been bragging about it and it exploded because of careless handling. 

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