Father of murder victim detonates grenades in Ukraine court killing two people

2017/11/30 23:38:51

The father was killed instantly and seven others injured.


Photo: Police handout


By Samuel Osborne [@SamuelOsborne93] for The Independent Online

Nov 30, 2017


Two people have been killed after the father of a murder victim detonated two grenades in a courtroom in Ukraine


The father was killed instantly and seven others were injured in the blast, police in Nikipol said.


The three defendants were among those wounded.


Pictures from the scene showed blood on the floor of the wrecked courtroom.


In a statement, police said: "Today, on November 30, at 11.20, in the Nikopol court, during a hearing of the case on murder, the victim's father pulled out two grenades and blew them up.


“The man died on the spot from the explosion.


"Three defendants, two convoy officers, a court officer and one civilian were injured. 


“All victims were taken to the hospital.”



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