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 Avakov about today's explosion: Attacker detained, about 30 people arrested, more to follow

No political objectives can justify today's violence near the Verkhovna Rada.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the Interior Minister Arsen Avakov on his Facebook page.

"About 90 people injured near the Verkhovna Rada, including some of them in grave condition. This happened after several explosive devices were thrown by people wearing T-shirts with Svoboda (political party - ed.) insignia, having engaged in a fight with the National Guard officers near the Parliament. Mr. Tiahnybok, would you tell us the difference between Svoboda and the scum firing at our soldiers at the front?!

See more: About 100 law enforcers injured near Verkhovna Rada, 10 in grave condition, - Interior Ministry. PHOTOS

"No political objectives can justify what you have done today near the Verkhovna Rada. This was not a political rally you organized today near the Parliament - you brought the scum, who injured among others more than fifteen soldiers, having returned from the front! Four fighters have got very serious injuries of eyes, abdomen, neck and legs.

Read more: Law enforcer killed in attack near Verkhovna Rada, - media

"Investigation and punishment are inevitable. About 30 people have already been detained. More arrests are to follow. The attacker has been detained, with grenades, including an F1 anti-personnel fragmentation grenade, having been seized from him.

"I ask for society's full support of the hardest punishment against those involved in the violence in the heart of Kyiv! If we all do not respond, the country will plunge into chaos, following the orders of villains with grenades!" Avakov wrote.

See more: Several National Guard soldiers seriously injured in explosion near Verkhovna Rada, - MP Herashchenko. PHOTOS
 
 
 
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