Four reported dead, more than 100 injured as violent clashes break out near Ukraine’s parliament (live updates)

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Open warfare broke out on the streets of Kyiv today, with four people reportedly killed and more than 100 people injured.

Dr. Olga Bogomolets, a physician, told the Kyiv Post at 3.30pm today that three protesters had been shot to death while dozens more were injured, including many with serious wounds. The Emergencies Ministry reported a fourth casualty, that of an employee for the ruling pro-presidential Party of Regions, apparently killed after protesters stormed the party office on Lypska Street.

Photo: Euromaydan via Facebook

Photo: Euromaydan via Facebook

Oleh Musiy, the medical director for the anti-government protesters, said at 4.45pm that the three dead victims would be identified soon. He said that one victim died from a gunshot wound to the head while two others died from head injuries.

Photo: EuroMaydan via Facebook

Photo: EuroMaydan via Facebook

For further live updates, please visit The Kyiv Post.

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