A married couple got injured in Bila Tserkva city near Kyiv due to the explosion of self-made explosive device. This was reported by Kyiv regional police press service.
It is reported that at midnight husband and wife were walking their dogs and saw a brick at the gate. When the owner picked it up to move it away, an explosion occurred: an improvised explosive device blew up. The spouses received shrapnel wounds of different severity.
Law enforcers seized fragments of an explosive device at the scene.
"The injured 50-year-old woman was taken to a hospital where she was diagnosed with an open fracture of her left leg and a traumatic shock. A 41-year-old man was injured in the head, legs, and eye contusion," the police reported.
The police opened criminal proceedings under Article 15 (attempted crime) and Part 2 of Article 115 (wilful murder) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Persons involved in the crime are being identified.
As it was reported earlier about an explosion in Kyiv’s apartment block. It is reported that one woman died in the explosion.