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Explosion injures Ukrainian MP - kills bodyguard

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By Euronews
Explosion injures Ukrainian MP - kills bodyguard

<p>An explosion in Kiev has killed the bodyguard of a Ukrainian MP, while injuring him and two others. Officials are calling it an assassination attempt. The lawmaker was reportedly leaving a TV station in the Ukrainian capital, when a motorbike blew up nearby. </p> <p>Ihor Mosiychuk, a member of the opposition Radical party and has been hospitalised, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries. </p> <p>In recent years, Kiev has seen a number of attacks on high-profile politicians and journalists. Ukrainian authorities have mostly blamed the Russian secret services for plotting them. </p> <p>No-one has so far said they were behind the blast, but police investigations are underway.</p>