Police: Nine People Dead in Kyiv Clashes

Euromaidan PR

February 18, 19:14 GMT +2

Nine people, seven civilians and two policemen, died in this morning’s clashes between protesters and police, reports the press center of the Kyiv police. “One person was suffocated by the smoke. Three victims were found in the Officers House; two died of gunshot wounds and one died of injuries sustained in a road accident. One person succumbed to gunshot wounds while in the care of an ambulance. Two people died of heart attacks during the dispersal on Instytutska Street,” said the press center.

The press center also reports that two policemen have died of gunshot wounds: one in the ambulance, and another in the hospital.

According to Hromadske.TV journalist Anna Babinets, two of the three people found in the Officers House have been identified. One of them was carrying an ID identifying him as a Svoboda party deputy from Horodenka District Council (Ivano-Frankivsky region) named…

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