Blast reported on U.S. embassy compound in Kyiv
Kyiv Police Department says the explosion on the territory of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv took place around midnight, APA reports citing UNIAN.
The law enforcers qualified the incident as a terrorist act, Kyiv Police Department wrote on Facebook. No one was hurt in the attack.
"Today, on June 8, at 00:05, the Kyiv police received a report on the explosion on the territory of the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv’s Shevchenkivskyi district. The crime scene investigators from the district and city police departments arrived at the scene immediately," the press service said.
The law enforcers say an unidentified perpetrator threw an explosive device onto the territory of the diplomatic mission. Criminal proceedings were initiated under Art. 258 (Terrorist Act) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The investigation is under way to identify those involved in the crime.
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