Two people were detained in Chernihiv, suspected of involvement in yesterday’s explosion, which injured five people, including four children from two to 12 years old. The President announced this Vladimir Zelensky in the evening video.
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He noted that today he received a report that on suspicion of committing a criminal offense, those involved in the tragic incident in Chernihiv were detained – the one who ordered the delivery of military weapons to a public city event, and the one who allowed the child to take up arms.
Criminal proceedings are handled by the State Bureau of Investigation.
“I once again warn all representatives of the authorities and law enforcement agencies on the ground: make sure that there are no military weapons and other dangerous means at public events. People’s lives are the common responsibility of everyone who must ensure security,” Zelensky said.
GBR today reportedthat, according to the investigation, at a rally in the city center, representatives of the organizers, demonstrating to citizens various types of weapons and ammunition, brought a grenade launcher into combat condition, and a careless shot occurred.
- Yesterday afternoon in Chernihiv, during a city mass event, an explosion occurred. Six children were injured in the blast, officials said.. A two-year-old child received the most severe injuries, he had a shrapnel wound to his face and a complex injury to his hand.
- Today, the head of the Chernihiv OVA, Vyacheslav Chaus, said that after the explosion, 15 people asked for medical help, eight of them were children.
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