Possible sabotage in Kyiv: Explosives found on route of pro-Ukraine march in Kyiv

12:29 Oct. 14, 2016

Explosives found on route of pro-Ukraine march in Kyiv

A pro-Ukrainian rally in Kyiv (UNIAN Photo)

'Probably bloody anti-government sabotage planned by hostile forces', Ukraine's Interior Minister adviser said

Kyiv law enforcers exposed a cache of ammunition in an abandoned building in the city center, according to Zoryan Shkiryak, the adviser to Ukraine's Interior Minister. This is according to UNIAN.

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'Just now, the Kyiv National Police Department and the SBU have found an ammunition depot in the non-residential premises on Hrushevskoho Street,' Shkiryak posted on Facebook Thursday.

He added, the law enforces had found five hand grenades and 1.5 kilogram of explosives and several hundred rounds of ammo, suggesting that somebody had planned to use the ammunition during the Patriots' March on Defender Day celebrated in Ukraine October 14.

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'Probably the bloody anti-government sabotage was planned to be carried out by hostile forces (the Russian security services) during the March of Patriots, dedicated to the Defender Day and the Day of Protection of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The cache of the terrorists was located on the route of the planned solemn procession. Investigation continues…' Shkiryak said.

He stressed the country's law enforces will stay on high alert in case anything goes wrong during the march. 


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