Protesters trash gas station in Kyiv, egged head of local police

Source : 112 Ukraine

A teenager was injured in the protests
21:56, 4 October 2017

Participants of a rally trashed a gas station on Revutskoho street in Kyiv, according to Ukrainian News.

Around 300 people are holding a rally against the construction of an OKKO gas station on Revutskoho street. It is noted, that the locals and about 40 participants of the National Corps political party are participating in the protest.

At around 7:40 pm, the protesters threw eggs at Head of Darnytsia Police Department Sehiy Chernyshov, who came to the site. The protesters also put a gas tire around his neck, threw firecrackers at him, and didn’t let him through.

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After this, a group of protesters started trashing the gas station.

Later on, it was informed that a teenager was injured in the protest. The youngster is probably from the National Corp, his leg was injured. An ambulance took him to hospital.

As of 8:20 pm, the police lined up near the gas station, but didn’t attempt to disperse the protesters.

It’s not the first protest against the construction of the new gas station, which is almost finished.

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