The first victim in the police force
There is information about the first policeman killed in clashes between law enforcers and protesters in Kiev, reports the PR Office of Interior Ministry.
Ambulance medics informed the police of the death, tentatively caused by shot in the neck. The policeman died on the way to the hospital.
Field officers investigate the circumstances of the incident.
Meanwhile, not everyone has a chance to get to the hospital — according to unidentified doctors, an ambulance car was attacked in the area of the government quarter by participants of the riots.
“They smashed the windows of emergency car used by the doctors to transport two victims, punctured tires, disabling the vehicle,” reads the statement of the Ministry of Interior.