Ukraine's Interior Minister Died in a Helicopter Crash near Kyiv

Ukraine | January 18, 2023, Wednesday // 12:26|  views

Brovary, Kyiv

When a helicopter crashed in Brovary, Kyiv region today, the leadership of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry was killed, UNIAN news agency reported.

"This morning in Brovary, a helicopter of the State Service for Emergency Situations crashed. As a result of the plane crash, the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs died - the minister, the first deputy minister and the state secretary," announced the head of the National Police, Igor Klimenko.

According to Klimenko, according to preliminary data, at least 18 people died, including 3 children. 9 of the victims were on board the helicopter.

He added that 22 injured are in hospital, of which 10 are children. Rescue teams are on site.

Earlier, Ukrainian media reported that a helicopter crashed near a kindergarten in Brovary.

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