Car explosion in Mariupol city of Donetsk region in which SBU officer has died was qualified as a terrorist attack. This was reported by the press service of the Prosecutor’s Office of Donetsk region.
SBU, Prosecutor’s Office and National Police crime scene investigation team is at the site now. Law enforcers investigate the circumstances of the incident, question witnesses. Bomb disposal experts are trying to define the explosive device criminals used to blow the vehicle.
Information on the incident is recorded in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations under Article 258 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Earlier it was reported that SBU officer died in car explosion in Mariupol downtown. According to the police, the driver died at once.
It is noted that policemen of the Central Police Department of Mariupol were the first to arrive at the scene, as they heard the sound of an explosion on the street.