Bomb explodes during Kharkiv march — 3 killed, 10 wounded




A powerful explosion took place in the center of Kharkiv during the march to mark the anniversary of the Euromaidan revolution. According to preliminary reports, as a result of the explosion near the Sports Palace in Kharkiv, three people were killed and more than 10 wounded.

terror4The local publication SQ reports that the explosion took place around 13:10  as people were lining up at the beginning of the column. Several witnesses report that a grenade was thrown out of a passing car. Others say a bomb was set off by remote control However, there is still no official confirmation of this information.

Within half an hour, 6-7 ambulances arrived on the scene. According to unofficial information, the activist Ihor Tolmachov and a security officer are among the dead. The dead were covered with Ukrainian national flags.

Several hundred people with Ukrainian flags had gathered for the march in central Kharkiv to demonstrate support for the unity of Ukraine. People held banners stating “Victory = Reforms,” “When will the government adopt a new way?”

terror3Participants were planning to go to the Constitution square in the city center. At 14:00 a memorial service was to held there for the fallen participants of the Revolution of Dignity and the ATO soldiers.

In social networks witnesses have reported that correspondents of the Russian propaganda channel LifeNews were seen immediately at the scene.

Kharkiv deputy mayor Svitlana Horbunova-Ruban said that most of the victims were taken to the city hospital No. 17.

Translated by: Anna Mostovych
Source: Korrespondent
Source: Espreso TV

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  • puttypants

    Find the killers and prosecute them as terrorists

  • Michel Cloarec

    Passing car ! How stupid to leave a car drive in front of a crowd on such a day !
    Boko Haram, Daesh terrorism and anti Maidan are on the same list of crminals to be exterminated ASAP .

  • Michel Cloarec

    What to expect when terror is accepted politically by leaders of anti democracy like putin , zakharshenko and company.

  • Evelyn Myketa Livingston

    A deed committed by barbarians with no soul. Another sad day..

  • Caleb

    This is a despicable act committed by murderous people whose ideology is so perverted that they have to resort to scare tactics in order to force their warped ideals on others.

  • Kruton

    As I said,all Bolshevik dogs must be wiped out!