26.10.17 11:06

Police Captain Mykhailo Mormel died in hospital after being injured in Kyiv explosion, - Liashko

Two persons were killed in the blast that rocked Espreso TV building in Kyiv last night, Oct. 25. 36-year-old police Captain Mykhailo Mormel died in the hospital over wounds he received in the blast. He lived next door and showed up at the crime scene by accident.


This was announced by Radical Party leader Oleh Liashko on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"I was told that two police officers were fatally injured in the terrorist attack - Ruslan Kushir, Ihor Mosiichuk's body guard [Mosiichuk was attempted on in this attack - ed.] and 36-year-old Mykhailo Mormel, a police captain who resided next door. My condolences to the families and friends of the killed!

"Vitalii Bala [a political analyst injured in the attack - ed.] had a successful surgery, he's alive, thank God.

"It was a terrorist attack against all Ukrainians who want to live in their own, sovereign Ukraine. The law enforcement agencies - the investigation is led by SBU - are obliged to find those who ordered and conducted this bloody crime. And the major task is to secure order and safety on the streets, protect Ukrainians' lives and health. People are tired of chaos and fear!" Liashko wrote.

See more: MP Mosiichuk wounded in explosion near Espreso TV last night. VIDEO+PHOTOS

In the evening of Oct. 25, people's deputy Ihor Mosiichuk was wounded in explosion near Espreso TV building in Kyiv. His body guard Ruslan Kushnir and political analyst Vitalii Bala were with him in the moment of blast. Later, the body guard died in the hospital.

Law enforcement agencies are investigating the crime as a terrorist attack.
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