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2 Injured in Explosion in Central Kyiv, Police Says

A Facebook post by user Yuri Khort reportedly shows police at the site of a blast in Kyiv, Ukraine, Aug. 24, 2017.

Two people were injured by an explosion in the center of Kyiv, Ukraine's capital, on Independence Day, police said on Thursday.

The blast occurred at 1406 (1106 GMT), police said in a statement, giving no more details.

The local television channel 112 showed a woman lying on the ground in the street near the building of the Ukrainian government.