Blast injures 3 in western Ukraine

Kiev, May 7 (Xinhua-ANI): At least three people were injured when a bomb went off in a roadway in western Ivano-Frankovsk region, emergency authorities said Monday.

The blast occurred at about 6:00 a.m. local time Sunday (0400 GMT) in Zaviy village on the rural road near a parked car, the Emergencies Ministry said.

The injured were taken to a local hospital with multiple shrapnel scratches, the ministry said.

Further investigation is underway, according to the authorities.

On April 27, four improvised explosive devices went off in Dnepropetrovsk, injuring at least 27 people. The Ukrainian police believed the explosions were terrorist attacks. (Xinhua-ANI)