Related materials:

 Top intelligence officer Maksym Shapoval killed in Mercedes explosion in Kyiv, - media

авто взрыв

The explosion of a Mercedes vehicle at Solomianska Street in the morning of June 27 in Kyiv killed head of a special purpose unit of Main Intelligence Directorate (HUR) of Ukraine's MoD Maksym Shapoval.

Censor.NET reports citing Obozrevatel, as informed by own sources.

This was also confirmed by journalist Roman Bochkala, who wrote on Facebook that the person killed in the explosion was Maksym Mykhailovych, an intelligence commander.

"It's a war of terror. Mean and cynical. Rest in peace, dear Friend," Bochkala wrote.

Information available on the accident says the attempt might have been organized by Russian secret services. The explosive device used to blast the car of Shapoval was an equivalent of 500 grams of TNT.

See more: Mercedes exploded in Kyiv. PHOTOS

Information that the killed in the Mercedes explosion was an Armed Forces Services officer has been confirmed by Interior Ministry communications department head Artem Shevchenko.

Read more: Head of Sevastopol cooperative building society Haiduk was in blasted Toyota, - source

Shevchenko added that the killed person was a military born in 1978.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n445592