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The device exploded on a car in the Ukrainian city of Kropivnitsky (former name of Kirovograd), its owner were seriously injured, said on Friday the press-service of Ukraine in Kirovohrad region.
«The incident occurred about 05.00 (same as GMT) in one of the residential neighborhoods. According to preliminary information, the «Niva» car belonging to the victim detonated an explosive device. The man received severe injuries. The circumstances are being investigated», — is spoken in the message.
Police and doctors on the scene has caused the residents of the house who had heard the noise. According to preliminary information, the victim is an employee of one of the state institutions.
In the explosion the vehicle was damaged, the scene seized fragments of the explosive device, reported in a press-service.
Police have preliminarily qualified the incident as attempted murder and holds events for establishment of persons, involved in the explosion.