Explosion in Nikopol: police say local council member Rybakov injured. VIDEO

A person received shrapnel wound in powerful blast that rocked a garage in Nikopol (the Dnipropetrovsk region) on Jan. 31.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the statement of the local police press service, the individual injured in explosion might be a city council member.

The incident occurred at a garage on Trubchenko Street around 6:30 p.m.

Witnesses say they heard powerful explosion.

It was also reported that a 57-year-old man was injured in the blast.

According to the local news outlet Informator, a city council member Oleksandr Rybakov (non-affiliated) received shrapnel wounds in the explosion. He was hospitalized in the surgical department of the city hospital where he was operated on. His health condition is currently assessed as stable.

The local police press service later confirmed this information to Censor.NET.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3047882