Grenade in the center of Kiev blew a veteran of the ATO Sensei. With him died the guard of the institution, and the splinters wounded a passerbyon Tuesday, October 22, in the quarter from downtown veteran ATO detonated a grenade. It killed two men, and a splinter wounded the girl that walked past.
This is not the first case when in the center of Kiev exploding grenades. In the years after the war in the Donbass such incidents have become commonplace. And showed that the police and other security agencies are still unable to take control of the weapons.
Which, in this case, just ordinary people suffer.
“Country” has collected all that is known about the explosion in the capital to date.
What happened to “the Prophet”?
According to police, the explosion occurred at about 23:00. In Shevchenkovsky police Department reported an explosion at the bar “Prophet” along the street Pushkin, 34.
At the emergency of the departed and the doctors. The Deputy head of the interior Ministry of Kiev, Herman of the Attack confirmed that the cause of the explosion was a grenade and announced that one of the dead was a veteran of the anti-terrorist operation, and the second victim was a security guard at an office building near which the explosion occurred.
Militiamen establish circumstances of the incident. Open proceedings under article “Premeditated murder”.
According to witnesses, the grenade exploded the two men who were sitting on the steps of the bar “Prophet.” One of them returned from the ATO. It is known that before the explosion they were holding a grenade in his hands. Wounds that received both were incompatible with life. At the injured girl who passed nearby, shrapnel wound, she was taken away by ambulance.
According to journalists, one man died immediately, the second died in the car “fast”. The scene was cordoned off so that police could conduct investigations.
What is known about the victims of the explosion
One of the victims was a 53-year-old Victor Degtyarev, a veteran of the ATO Callsign Sensei, who served in the Donbas in 2014. He was the commander of the “Dome” battalion “Donbass”. He is survived by four children.
“Sensei” prior to Uta was a member of the “Alliance marine corps” of Ukraine. He fought in Africa before the war in the Donbas was the coach of the martial arts. Also fond of yoga.
According to media reports, the Degtyarev was missing two fingers. By the way, he is originally from Russia (Yakutsk). And the parents had remained in Russia, they now live in Ulyanovsk.
“Sensei” said that does not communicate with his brother because of disagreements in politics. And promised to “shoot” his nephews, who serve in the Russian army.
“If Russia and Ukraine will reconcile, we make peace. I told my nephews who serve in the Ulyanovsk airborne, if I will see them here – shoot. Let them write the report and leave the service,” govorit Degtyarev.
In 2014, he was in the battalion by Semenchenko. Participated in the storming of Popasnaya were in Ilovaisk.
Together with “Sensei” killed 42-year-old security guard of an institution, Mikhail Nikitin, nearby. He was fatally wounded. The injured girl, according to Seizures, has minor injuries. The threat to her life is missing.
Police have seized video from surveillance cameras and study it, also interviewing witnesses. “We see that they spoke according to the video, the apparent conflict was not” – said the Deputy head of the interior Ministry of Kiev, Herman of the Attack.
Military journalist Sergey Tishchenko Callsign axeman wrote that does not understand why there was an explosion and expressed his condolences in connection with death of the Sensei, writing that “the country has lost a living legend”.
Eyewitnesses write that I heard a sound like a balloon popped, and then they heard a powerful explosion.