The protesters perfected the incendiary mixtures to cause chemical burns
The participants of mass disorders at Hrushevskogo street in Kiev started to use Molotov cocktails with additional chemicals.
"The police has the information that the participants of the protests intend on using unidentified chemical, which will cause burns to the policemen. To prevent the offense, police officers forced the protesters back and seized the canisters," reports the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
Anonymous sources in police disclosed that the chemical added to incendiary mixture was liquid sodium (perhaps, caustic alkali).
"Improved" Molotov cocktail are now capable of causing not only thermal but also chemical burns.