Deadly explosion rips through eastern Ukraine city of Kharkiv
An explosive device that went off in a crowd of marchers celebrating Ukraine’s 2014 revolution has caused over a dozen casualties. The country’s Interior Ministry condemned the “terrorist act” far from the frontline.
Commemorations of those killed in during last year’s Euromaidan protests were held across Ukraine, such as the one pictured above in Kyiv
An explosion erupted at a pro-Ukrainian march marking one year since the ouster of former President Viktor Yanukovych in the eastern city of Kharkiv on Sunday. Two people were killed and 10 wounded after the blast in Ukraine’s second-largest city, according to media reports quoting Ukrainian officials.
The explosion of an unidentified device, which a statement from the Interior Ministry termed a “terrorist act,” went off near a metro station, as a large crowd of participants in the rally passed by, police said. One witness said an explosive was thrown from a passing car into the crowd.
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Source News: DW