Military intelligence officer killed in car blast in Kyiv (Photo)

16:53, 27 June 2017
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An officer of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's Main Intelligence Directorate, Col. Maksym Shapoval, was killed in a car blast in Kyiv on Tuesday, June 27, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

The incident is qualified as a terrorist act. Measures are being taken to establish all circumstances of the tragedy.

Read alsoUkrainian serviceman killed in car blast in Kyiv (Photo, video)As UNIAN reported earlier, a car exploded at the crossroads of Solomyanska and Oleksiyivska streets in Kyiv's Solomyansky district on June 27, with a driver reported as killed.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs said later that a serviceman had been killed in a car blast in Kyiv. Moreover, the law enforcers believe that Shapoval was killed after an explosive device had detonated in his car. 

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