Embassy of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kyiv 16:36

Comment by the Embassy of Ukraine to the UK Regarding the Incident

13 April, 17:12

Around 10 am on Saturday 13 April, the official vehicle of the Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom was deliberately rammed as it sat parked in front of the Embassy of Ukraine’s building.

The police were called immediately, and the suspect’s vehicle was blocked up. Nevertheless, despite the police actions, the attacker hit the Ambassador’s car again. In response, the police were forced to open fire on the perpetrator’s vehicle. The culprit was apprehended and taken to a police station.
No one of the Embassy staff were injured. The police are investigating the suspect’s identity and motive for the attack.

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