a helicopter This morning it crashed near Kindergarten A Brovaryin the area Kyiv: on the plane there was also Interior Minister ukrainian, Dennis Monastyrskyiwho died in the accident. Now news reports from 18 victims Total: among those too three children. The deputy minister also died Yvhen Yenen and Minister of State for the Ministry, Yuri Lobkovich. The first reconstructions provided by the Kyiv authorities indicate that the helicopter struck the kindergarten before crashing near a residential buildingexplaining that at the time of the accident it was dark and hazy.
The crashed helicopter causes a fire in the kindergarten. Chief of the National Police Ihor Klimenko determines it nine Of the victims were on the plane. According to the head of the regional military administration: Oleksi colibawounded 29. Klymenko reported about him 10 children in the hospital. He added, “All relevant and specialized services are working on site. The crash site is under investigation.”
Interior Minister Monastyrsky was on his way to the “hot spot” in war When his helicopter crashes. This was stated, speaking on Ukrainian television, by the deputy head of the Ukrainian presidential office Kirillo Tymoshenko. As explained by the BBC correspondent from Kyiv, Ukrainian officials generally go to low altitude To avoid enemy missiles. It was foggy this morning. But at the moment we don’t know the reasons of the accident and the investigators are combing the scene.
“He was there today Terrible tragedy In Brovary, ”the president wrote Volodymyr Zelensky on Telegram, adding that he had instructed “the Security Service of Ukraine, in cooperation with the National Police, to find out all the circumstances of the incident.” Anton GerashchenkoAn adviser to Ukraine’s Ministry of Interior commented: “My colleagues are my friends. What a tragic loss. More Condolences to their families.”
Condolences also came from the President of the Euro Chamber Roberta Metsola: We just reported that the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and the leadership of his ministry were killed in a helicopter crash near Kyiv. I think I speak for all of us in saying that Our thoughts In this room I am with Brave people In Ukraine, the families and loved ones of Minister Monastyrsky and his deputy,” he said, informing the ongoing plenary session in Strasbourg of the incident that occurred this morning in the Kyiv region.
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