Four reported dead, more than 100 injured as violent clashes break out near Ukraine’s parliament (live updates)
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.
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.
For further live updates, please visit The Kyiv Post.