– The explosion at the building of the TV channel “espresso” in Kiev, an act of terrorism, its investigation will be engaged in the security Service of Ukraine”, said on Thursday the country’s interior Ministry.
According to some reports, the explosion injured five people, one of them a security guard of the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Igor Mosiychuk – died on the way to the hospital. Mosiychuk himself has received numerous shrapnel wounds, he needed emergency surgery. Seriously injured also, the Ukrainian political analyst Vitaly Bala.
According to the interior Ministry of Ukraine, the explosive device strapped to a parked motorcycle, detonated when he came out after the broadcast from the office of the TV channel “espresso”. The blast blew out Windows in neighboring houses, the bomb can reach 1 kilogram in a trotyl equivalent.
Representatives of the Ukrainian interior Ministry stated that, in their opinion, the attack may be linked to the Russian intelligence services.