Man threw explosive device at police officer in Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

The incident occurred at the public transport stop
11:43, 15 March 2018

A man threw an explosive device at police officers in Kyiv’s Troieshchyna district on Mayakovsky avenue, reports Espreso TV.

An incident occurred at the public transport stop but it is still unknown if it has happened during the document check or some other circumstances.

As a result of the detonation of the explosive device, police car Toyota Prius (it was cut by the debris, the glass of window got broken), kiosk and a public transport pavilion were damaged.

The police officers themselves, according to preliminary information, were not seriously injured.

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The agency notes that there was a handcuffed man at the scene and he was probably the one who attacked

The investigative group now works at the scene, as well as explosives experts who are to find out what exploded at the stop.

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