In Kiev, clashes broke out at the construction site: 17 of victims

In Kyiv on Osokorki was a mass brawl at the construction site on the street Elizavety Chavdar, injuring 17 people. About it reports a press-service of the Metropolitan police on Wednesday evening, may 16.

It is noted that the conflict occurred between hundreds of social activists and security guards of the construction site.

“Between the guards of the developer, and activists there was a scuffle, during which the offenders threw stones, set fire to the premises for security guards and damaged equipment to perform construction work. As a result of conflict, injuries of varying severity were got by 17 people, including a police officer”, – is spoken in the message.

The investigators conducted a scene examination and interviewed witnesses and experts seized evidence.

“The issue on initiation of criminal proceedings under article 296 (hooliganism), article 345 (threat or violence concerning the employee of law enforcement body) and article 194 (Intentional destruction or damage of property) of the criminal code of Ukraine”, – noted in police.

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Earlier in Kiev activists occupied a crane on Andreevsky descent. Kiev protested against construction of the hotel in the historic center of the capital, which is conducted by the firm of Kadir-Ukraine.

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