Kyiv police have confirmed the detention of suspects in an assassination attempt on Kyiv Regional City Council member from the Petro Poroshenko's Bloc "Solidarity," and owner of the Kyiv-based Mario restaurant Viacheslav Soboliev's life, during which his three-year-old son was killed.

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The relevant message has been posted on the official website of the National Police in the city of Kyiv. The investigators are now interrogating the detainees.

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As UNIAN reported earlier, unidentified persons on December 1 opened gunfire on a Range Rover vehicle near the Mario restaurant in the center of Kyiv.

Besides Soboliev, who was driving the car, there was his three-year-old son in it, who was killed in the incident.