Two prosecutors were killed in a bomb blast in the separatist region of Luhansk
“Ten torture chambers” were discovered in areas near its periphery Kharkivin northeastern Ukraine, recently recaptured by Ukrainian forces from the Russians, national police chief Igor Klimenko announced today.
“To date, I can talk about at least ten torture chambers (discovered) in areas of Kharkiv region”including two in the small town of Balakliya, he said, according to the Interfax-Ukraine agency.
In eastern Ukraine, a bomb exploded in their offices today, killing the prosecutor general of the Moscow-backed self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR) and his deputy, local officials and emergency services said.
“According to preliminary data, LPR Prosecutor General Sergei Gorenko succumbed to his injuries as a result of an explosion that occurred in his office,” as stated by a representative of the emergency response service and reported by the Russian Interfax agency.
The state-run TASS news agency, for its part, reported, citing a colonel of the separatist Lugansk Interior Ministry, that the deputy prosecutor was also killed in the same blast.
Russian news agencies citing emergency services and local officials said the explosion was caused by a bomb.
Moscow-backed separatists in Kherson said Ukrainian forces shelled government buildings today, killing at least one person and wounding others.
Kirill Stremusov, the Moscow-appointed deputy head of the Kherson region, told state-run Russian television that a wing of the administration building in Kherson had been effectively destroyed by the strike, which he said also used US-made HIMARS rockets.
As he pointed out, it is still too early to determine the exact number of victims, but many people have been killed or injured.
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