2015 Kharkiv bombing

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2015 Kharkiv bombing
Part of Ukrainian crisis
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Marshal Zhukov Avenue in Kharkiv, where the bombing took place
Location of Kharkiv Oblast in Ukraine
Location Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine
Date 22 February 2015
Attack type
Bomb
Weapons Bomb
Deaths 4
Non-fatal injuries
10
Assailants Kharkiv partizans
Motive to drive out Ukrainian forces from Kharkiv

The 2015 Kharkiv bombing occurred on 22 February 2015, when a bomb hit a Ukrainian national unity rally in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, Kharkiv Oblast.[1][2][3][4] The blast killed at least 3 people and injured another 10, including a boy age 15 and a policeman. On 25 February the death toll rose to 4.[5][6]It is one of many bombings in the cities of Kharkiv and Odessa oblasts

Security forces arrested 4 people after the attack. More attacks happened in the city afterwards.[citation needed]

Bloomberg reported that the deadly attack in the government-controlled city assisted the decline of the hryvnia, Ukraine's national currency.[7]

See also

References

  1. "BBC News - Ukraine crisis: Deadly bomb blast hits rally in Kharkiv". BBC News. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Kiev points finger at Russia after two killed in blast". Reuters. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "At least 2 killed in blast at 500-strong rally in Kharkov, Ukraine". Russia Today. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Blast hits march in eastern Ukraine, killing 2 - World news". Mail. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Kharkiv terrorist attack claims fourth victim - 18-year-old student". Unian. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Deadly bomb blast hits rally in Ukraine". Al Jazeera. 22 February 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. Chamonikolas, Krystof (23 February 2015). "Ukraine Tightens Capital Controls as Hryvnia Drop Fuels Risk". Bloomberg. Retrieved 8 March 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>