Bomb explodes at Lviv police station, one policeman seriously injured

11:50, 14 July 2015

An explosion hit a police station on Pluhova Street in Lviv at about 09:00 local time on Tuesday, Head of the press service of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry in Lviv region Svitlana Dobrovolska told an UNIAN correspondent.

A bomb exploded at the door of a Lviv police station on Tuesday morning / Photo from

A police lieutenant received multiple shrapnel wounds to the head and body. He was hospitalized in critical condition, she said.

According to preliminary reports, the explosion occurred as a result of the triggering of a booby trap device fixed to the door of the police station.

 A booby trap device was fixed to the door of the police station / Photo from

Investigators are working on the scene. Local senior police officers have also arrived at the site of the incident. All the circumstances of the explosion are being examined.

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