Explosion occurs on US Embassy territory in Kyiv

The incident was qualified as a terrorist act
09:22, 8 June 2017

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

An explosion occurred on the territory of the Embassy of the United States in Kyiv on Thursday, June 8 at 00:05. This is stated in the message of the Metropolitan Police.

"At the moment, law enforcers work on the site, the territory is guarded by National Guard, but people can freely come up," the correspondent of 112 Ukraine TV channel reported.

The police in the capital reported that the incident was qualified as a terrorist act. No one was hurt in the explosion. In the framework of criminal proceedings, law enforcement officers identify persons involved in the commission of an offense. The investigative and operational groups of the district and the main police departments are working at the scene.

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"Upon examination, it was found out that an unknown person threw an unidentified explosive device on the territory of the diplomatic mission, no one was injured in the explosion," the police capital noted.

Earlier it was reported that six people killed in London terrorist acts. According to the agency, three male attackers were eliminated.

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