Four law enforcers suffer in clash in Kyiv downtown

Source : 112 Ukraine

Police used tear-gas and one policeman fired in the air
15:00, 20 December 2019

National Police of Ukraine
Open source

Four law enforcers were hurt in a clash on Khreschatyk Street in Kyiv downtown. The press service of National Police of Kyiv reports this.

As it is reported a group of aggressive people came up to law enforcers on Khreschatyk Street. A group of people started swearing and a conflict broke out. In response to demand of policemen to stop swearing, they used tear-gas and started a scuffle.

“To stop the unlawful actions of young people, police used tear-gas and one policeman fired in the air,” the police said.

It is noted that 8 people were taken to the police department to testify in order to establish all circumstances of the incident.

Four law enforcers turned for medical assistance.

Related: Clashes near Ukrainian parliament: 17 police officers suffered, 26 people detained

Earlier, it was reported that activists blocked highways and Kyiv’s main street protesting against land sale.

Related: Clashes near Ukrainian parliament: Law enforcers begin forcible disperse

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