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Explosion in center of Kyiv: Three people injured
Explosion, Center, Kyiv, People,  Injured

An explosion occured today in Kyiv, according to the police communications department of Ukrainian capital.

At 14:06, the duty officer received a report about the explosion of an unknown object on Hrushevsky Street.

As a result, a man and two womwn were injured.

"A woman is seriously wounded, she's lying on the asphalt, another man is wounded in the head. 14:16. No ambulance so far! " wrote eyewitness Yuri Hort on Facebook."It turns out that the explosive device was thrown from the car, but detonated on the lawn, on the grass. The explosion hit the heads, not the lower limbs of people. I think the woman is alive, she was picked up by the ambulance. I did not see the man. The woman received immediate help by National Guard members, who were passing by. They said so, their bus is near the site, "one of the witnesses told to journalists.

The investigative and operational group and explosive experts are working on the spot.

As previously reported, the Security Service of Ukraine received information about the provocations being prepared and even about the terrorist attacks on Independence Day.

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