Donbas war veteran dies in hand grenade explosion in Kyiv

22:54, 23 October 2019

A veteran of Ukraine's military deceased after a hand grenade explosion in the downtown Kyiv. The police report that the blast thundered on Tuesday, at about 11 p.m. Kyiv time.

It killed two men: the veteran, whose name was Viktor Dehtyaryov and a guard of a local office building. The blast also injured a girl who was passing by; her life is now beyond danger.

Dehtyaryov, the seasoned fighter of Ukraine's armed forces was wounded in the Ilovaisk battle in 2014. He is survived by a wife and three children.