Turchynov: SBU Working on Site of Car Blast that Killed Sheremet

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 10:50

The Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov informed that the top officials of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Security Service of Ukraine were working on site of the car blast that killed Ukrayinska Pravda journalist Pavel Sheremet, he wrote on Facebook.

"According to the preliminary information, the blast was caused by an explosive device. The killers need to be found and punished," Turchynov said.

The attack is being discussed at an inter-agency meeting of law enforcement officials at the National Police Headquarters this morning. According to the source of ZN.ua, representatives of the National Police, Prosecutor General’s Office, and SBU participate in the meeting.

"It was originally planned to hold the meeting on ensuring safety during the upcoming church procession, but of course the morning events have influenced the agenda," the source said.

According to the preliminary information, journalist Pavel Sheremet died as a result of the detonation of an improvised shell-less explosive device, which was likely guided remotely.

Source: Ukrayinska Pravda

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