The blast occurred on Volodymyrska Street at about 01:00 Kyiv time, blowing out the windows on the nearby building's first floor, where a restaurant and a bank are located.

Parked car's windows were also damaged by a shock wave and debris.

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Ukraine's SBU Security Service Headquarters and a number of other law enforcement agencies' offices are also located on Volodymyrska Street.