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 Interior Ministry links Lviv explosions to Mukacheve conflict

Interior Ministry of Ukraine links two explosions that occurred in Lviv in the morning of July 14 to the conflict in Mukachevo, the Zakarpattia region.

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the Interior Ministry press service.

The Ministry reported one RGD-5 grenade safety guard found at the spot. Police say criminals have mined entrance doors of police offices involved in the explosions.

"The Ministry links these explosions to the Zakarpattia events, which have been organized in order to destabilize the situation in the country. Lviv regional police is aimed at finding the criminals and stabilize the situation," the Ministry announced.

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The police asks all citizens to provide any information available on the two crimes, for if the violation continues, they warn, civilians might suffer as well, including women and children.

Lviv regional police informed that the second of two July 14 explosions caused a 31-year-old woman police officer lost her leg. She, as well as her colleague who blew up at the mine in the first explosion, are both in grave condition, being treated in a hospital.

Police say the investigation is underway.

As reported earlier, a police officer triggered a trip-wire actuating device at 9 a.m. of July 14 in Lviv. The explosive device was planted at the entrance to the police station on Pluhova Street. The other explosion rocked the police station situated on 45 Yurii Lypa Street in the Shevchenkivsky district at 10 a.m. The blast injured a 31-year-old female police officer.

 
 
 
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