August 24, 2017 / 12:25 PM / a month ago

Two injured in explosion in central Kiev, police says

KIEV (Reuters) - Two people were injured by an explosion in the center of Kiev, Ukraine’s capital, on Independence Day, police said on Thursday.

The blast occurred at 1406 (1106 GMT), police said in a statement, giving no more details.

The local television channel 112 showed a woman lying on the ground in the street near the building of the Ukrainian government.

Reporting by Pavel Polityuk, editing by Larry King

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