An explosion occurred at the metro station "Minskaya" in Kyiv
The explosion occurred in Kyiv near the metro station "Minskaya." A video of the moment of the explosion appeared on Tuesday on the Facebook page of the Kyiv Operational community.
The press service of the police Department in Kyiv reported that the explosives experts, following the results of checking the message about the mining of the square near the metro, "defused two improvised explosive devices in the market "Minsk." "The remains were withdrawn for examination. Law enforcement agencies continue to work on the site and check the surrounding area, " the report says.
An anonymous message about the mining of the square in front of the metro station "Minskaya" in the Obolon district of Kyiv was received by the police at about 12:00 Moscow time. Law enforcement and explosives experts checked this information and found dangerous items. All people were urgently evacuated, and the explosives fixed between the car and the kiosks were defused.
Ukrainian media also reported on the evacuation of people from the Ocean Plaza shopping center in the center of the capital in connection with a report about its mining. Police and bomb technicians are also currently working outside the shopping center.
Earlier, on July 17, an explosion occurred at the Shulyavskaya metro station on Pobedy Avenue in Kyiv. Law enforcement officers then established that the explosion occurred in a trash can. As a result, a 22-year-old student was injured. According to the mayor of Kyiv Vitaly Klitschko, the victim is in one of the capital's hospitals; his condition is stable, moderate.