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Ukraine: Clashes break out in Kiev over illegal construction site02:35

Ukraine: Clashes break out in Kiev over illegal construction site

Ukraine, Kiev
September 6, 2016 at 22:50 GMT -00:00 · Published

A clash between residents and police broke out on the streets of Kiev, Tuesday evening, following a public meeting regarding construction on a specific site.

According to residents of this district, a construction company has begun to illegally build on the site and following short negotiations, the protesters started to clash with developer.

The conflict involved around two hundred people from both sides in which, stun grenades, flares, gas and stones were used. A few shots and several explosions could also be heard and it was reported that cars were set on fire. Police were on scene to prevent any further clashes between the developers and locals.

Ukraine: Clashes break out in Kiev over illegal construction site02:35
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A clash between residents and police broke out on the streets of Kiev, Tuesday evening, following a public meeting regarding construction on a specific site.

According to residents of this district, a construction company has begun to illegally build on the site and following short negotiations, the protesters started to clash with developer.

The conflict involved around two hundred people from both sides in which, stun grenades, flares, gas and stones were used. A few shots and several explosions could also be heard and it was reported that cars were set on fire. Police were on scene to prevent any further clashes between the developers and locals.

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