Ukraine's Interior Minister Died in a Helicopter Crash near KyivUkraine | January 18, 2023, Wednesday // 12:26| views
When a helicopter crashed in Brovary, Kyiv region today, the leadership of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry was killed, UNIAN news agency reported.
As a result of a helicopter crash in Brovary Minister and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine died. Emergency Service helicopter crashed at local kindergarten. 16 dead, two of them children. Terrible tragedy. pic.twitter.com/KiKR5ItDoI— Maria Avdeeva (@maria_avdv) January 18, 2023
"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.
The leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs was flying on a helicopter that crashed in Brovary on an official trip to one of the hotspots where the fighting is taking place,— Hromadske Int. (@Hromadske) January 18, 2023
Deputy Head of @APUkraine Kyrylo Tymoshenko said at a briefing. All nine people aboard died. pic.twitter.com/cWNog6f3jZ
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.
The aftermath of the helicopter crash in Brovary.— Anton Gerashchenko (@Gerashchenko_en) January 18, 2023
????: Reuters pic.twitter.com/ezx569XfzN
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