1 Killed, 4 Injured Including MP in Kiev Blast Treated as ‘Terrorist Act’
One man was killed and four others injured in a blast in central Kiev, according to Ukraine's Interior Ministry. An MP and his driver are among the victims of the explosion, which is being treated by investigators as an “act of terrorism.”
Ukrainian MP Igor Mosiychuk has been injured in an explosion near the TV Espresso HQ in Kiev, according to the TV station and the MP’s press service.
“Igor Mosiychuk is currently in hospital. The operation is ongoing. His condition is not life-threatening," Mosiychuk's press service said on Facebook. According to an interior ministry Facebook post, four more people were injured, while one of them died in an ambulance on the way to hospital.
The interior minister’s advisor, Zoryan Shkiryak, said political analyst Vitaliy Byala was also injured in the blast.
“Both have now been taken to hospital quickly and are under the care of doctors,” Shkiryak stated in a Facebook post, adding that investigators were working the scene.