Azerbaijan, Baku, April 27 / Trend /
Currently, the Azerbaijani embassy hasn't yet received any information about Azerbaijanis injured from a series of explosions in Dnipropetrovsk in the Ukraine, the embassy told Trend on Friday.
After receiving information about the blasts, the embassy has been in contact with local law enforcement agencies and the ministry of emergency of the Ukraine to clarify the question if there are citizens of Azerbaijan among those injured, but has not received confirmation, the diplomatic mission said.
Explosive devices which went off in Dnipropetrovsk, according to preliminary data, were homemade, Ukrainian LIGABusinessInform News Agency said on Friday referring to a source close to law enforcement authorities of Dnipropetrovsk.
Four explosions hit various parts of Dnipropetrovsk on Friday. According to the Emergency Ministry, in total, 27 people were injured, among them 25 were hospitalized.
The agency says that the four explosions occurred along a single line of tramway.
"Explosive devices were placed in garbage bins, they, according to preliminary data, were homemade and had no shell. The blast organizers hoped for spectacular effect of the fragments in places of devices' placement," the source said.
The Interior Ministry told RIA Novosti it's early to speak which devices exactly were placed, operational work is underway.
"A survey of the site continues, and when the particles, some evidence is collected, then we can talk about kind of explosive device, power," Deputy Head of Public Relations department of the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs Sergei Burlakov said.
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