Google+
Рейтинг@Mail.ru
Pravda.ru

News » Hotspots and Incidents

Ukrainian protesters lose their eyes and hands in violent clashes

20.01.2014 | Source:

Pravda.Ru

 

 

Ukrainian protesters lose their eyes and hands in violent clashes. 51971.jpeg
AP photo

Forty-two protesters, who took part in violent clashes with police in Kiev's government quarters, were hospitalized with severe injuries. Three of them lost their eyes in the fighting, another man lost his hand, Director of the Department of Health of the Kiev city administration, Vitaly Mokhorev said.

Most of the injured suffered injuries of their eyes. Vitaly Mokhorev could neither confirm nor deny the information that the police used rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators.

 

"We can only say that it was eye contusion, and it is up to physicians to establish the causes.


Most of those who were hospitalized are Kiev residents, but there are people from other Ukrainian regions too.


Opposition activists were reportedly armed with two-meter-long sticks. Aggressive protesters burned several police buses and cars. They also threw boulders at riot police. About a hundred riot police officers were injured, 60 of them were hospitalized.

 

 

 
| More
1145

Popular photos

Most popular

Naval base in Cuba would be Russia's best response to US hawks
Naval base in Cuba would be Russia's best response to US hawks
A new NATO command center will be created near Varna in Bulgaria: 40 commanders, trainers and liaison officers. The decision was made during the visit of US Secretary of State Kerry and NATO Secretary...
How to destroy Europe, in five easy steps
How to destroy Europe, in five easy steps
First, you wait for an opportunity to take part in a European war. That is what US president Woodrow Wilson did in 1917: most of the US people was vehemently against entering the Great War, despite...

Video

Popular photos

Система Orphus