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Ukraine: Explosion rips through Sberbank of Russia branch in Kiev00:48

Ukraine: Explosion rips through Sberbank of Russia branch in Kiev

Ukraine, Kiev
August 27, 2015 at 07:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

One of the branches of Russia's biggest bank, Sberbank, was targeted by an explosion in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, Wednesday night.

The explosion occurred at Prospect Peremogi 106/2 around 03:00 local time (00:00 GMT), the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's press service said. The explosion was reported by the bank's security guards. The bank's sign and glass windows were damaged but there were no injuries reported. No one claimed immediate responsibility for the attack. Local police are investigating the blast site

This is not the first time that the Russian bank has been targeted in Ukraine. A Sberbank branch, located in Independence Square, was vandalised during the mass protests against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his government. Moreover, two more blasts shook Sberbank branches earlier this summer, one in April and the other in June.

Ukraine: Explosion rips through Sberbank of Russia branch in Kiev00:48
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One of the branches of Russia's biggest bank, Sberbank, was targeted by an explosion in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, Wednesday night.

The explosion occurred at Prospect Peremogi 106/2 around 03:00 local time (00:00 GMT), the Ukrainian Interior Ministry's press service said. The explosion was reported by the bank's security guards. The bank's sign and glass windows were damaged but there were no injuries reported. No one claimed immediate responsibility for the attack. Local police are investigating the blast site

This is not the first time that the Russian bank has been targeted in Ukraine. A Sberbank branch, located in Independence Square, was vandalised during the mass protests against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and his government. Moreover, two more blasts shook Sberbank branches earlier this summer, one in April and the other in June.

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