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1 officer killed, 100 others hurt in clashes outside Ukraine parliament

1 officer killed, 100 others hurt in clashes outside Ukraine parliament

A grenade exploded outside Ukraine's parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer and injuring more than 100, the interior ministry said. The clashes marked the worst outburst of violence in the capital since the new government took power in February 2014. The officer who was killed was a 25-year-old conscript, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov told reporters on Monday. He said that 122 people were hospitalized — most are officers, but the number also includes Ukrainian journalists and two French reporters. No injuries were immediately reported among several hundred protesters...

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