US Embassy call morning explosion ‘incident’, SBU – ‘terrorist attack’

Source : 112 Ukraine

The incident occurred because of the use of a small incendiary device
14:22, 8 June 2017

Ukrainian News

An explosion occurred on the territory of the Embassy of the United States in Kyiv on Thursday, June 8 at 00:05. The Security Service started investigating the incident on the territory of the US Embassy and qualified it as a terrorist act.  This was reported press service of the SBU in Facebook.

In its turn, the US Embassy stated that they do not consider that what happened as a terrorist act.

"We can confirm that an incident occurred with the use of a small incendiary device at the embassy on June 8, which did not cause any damage to the property of the embassy, and none of the personnel was injured. The embassy is working as usual, we do not currently consider this incident a terrorist act. The embassy closely cooperates with our partners from local law enforcement agencies in the investigation of this incident," the embassy wrote. "

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Earlier it was reported that an explosion occurred on US Embassy territory in Kyiv. The incident was qualified as a terrorist act.

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