An explosion occurred in Melitopol, a policeman was injured

In Melitopol, Zaporozhye region, a Russian police officer was injured in an explosion, the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported. The agency did not specify where the crime took place.

The explosion thundered at about 7:30 (coincides with Moscow). The police officer was hospitalized “with injuries of varying severity.” “Police officers and representatives of emergency services are working on the spot, all the circumstances of the incident are being established,” the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Zaporozhye region said in a statement. Telegram.

City Administration clarifiedthat an improvised explosive device went off on Krupskaya Street. According to local authorities, the policeman is in the hospital with a “mine-explosive leg injury”, his condition is said to be stable.

By information Vladimir Rogov, a member of the main council of the administration of the Zaporozhye region, the explosion occurred near the fire station. He called the incident a terrorist attack and an “element of intimidation” and an attempt to “destabilize the situation” in the Zaporozhye region.

Leonid Uvarchev


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