Security Service of Ukraine responds to the fact of shelling of 112 Ukraine TV channel building

Source : 112 Ukraine

Employees of the security body are looking for those involved in the night attack
16:25, 13 July 2019
112 Ukraine TV channel shelled from grenade launcher
112 Agency
The Security Service of Ukraine responded to the fact of shelling of the 112 Ukraine TV channel building from a grenade launcher. This is reported by the SSU press service.

Employees noted that a criminal case had been opened in connection with the attack. Pre-trial investigation will be conducted by the Security Service.

“At present, urgent investigative actions and special measures are being carried out jointly with the police and other law enforcement agencies and the Security Service,” the report says.

As we reported, on the night of July 13, two unknown persons shelled the building of the 112 Ukraine TV channel on Dehtiarivska street 21G, Kyiv from a grenade launcher. Police qualify the incident as a terrorist act, the press service of the National Police reported.

At 3:40, the police received a message that local residents had heard a sound like an explosion on Dehtiarivska Street in the Shevchenko district of the city. Investigative-operational groups of the district and Chief Department of the Police, bomb technology, dog trainers and patrol crews immediately arrived at the scene.

On the scene, police found a damaged facade of the building and cordoned off the area adjacent to the crime scene. They also found a grenade launcher, which shall be later sent for examination.

No casualties reported.

Related: 112 Ukraine TV Channel owner: Shelling of the channel building is another threat to independent media


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