ODESSA, May 02. /ITAR-TASS/. Four people were killed in clashes in the centre of Ukraine’s Black Sea city of Odessa on Friday, local media reported.
According to the First National TV Channel, three of the four clash victims died from gunshot wounds.
Three policemen were wounded, including deputy chief of the Odessa police department Dmitry Fuchudzhi, local media quoted police spokeswoman Tatiana Khmelnitskaya. Apart from that, three journalists, whose names were not made public, were also injured in clashes.
The press service of the Ukrainian interior ministry’s Odessa region department confirmed information about three dead people, 15 were injured.
“Three policemen were wounded,” the press service said. An investigation is underway. A criminal case has been opened.