The incident happened in Kyiv's Obolonsky district / Image from Kyiv Operative

The car exploded after an unknown person had thrown a hand grenade at it, the Kyiv Operative project reported on Facebook on February 28.

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"The driver of the car had minor injuries, he was examined by doctors. The victim refused to stay in hospital. None of the passers-by was injured. However, a nearby vehicle was damaged," Kyiv Police's media liaison office said on Thursday.

No more details of the incident are known yet.

Police are considering opening a criminal case on an attempted murder.