During the crash of a helicopter in Brovary in the Kiev region, the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs died.
Among the dead were Interior Minister Denis Monastyrsky, his deputy Yevgeny Yenin and State Secretary Yury Lubkovich.
“This morning, January 18, a State Emergency Service helicopter crashed in Brovary. As a result of the plane crash, the leadership of the Ministry of Internal Affairs died: the minister, the first deputy minister and the state secretary. In total, 16 dead are known so far, including 2 children.
Of these, 9 were on board the helicopter. 22 are in the hospital, of which 10 are children. All relevant and specialized services work on site. The inspection of the scene of the incident continues,” said the head of the National Police of Ukraine Igor Klymenko.