Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sheremet killed in car explosion in downtown Kyiv

20.07.2016 09:26 513

Famous Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sheremet was killed early Wednesday in a car explosion in downtown Kyiv.

 “July 20, the vehicle exploded at the corner of Bohdan Khmelnytsky and Ivan Franko streets outside a McDonalds restaurant at about 7:30 in the morning. As told by eyewitnesses, the explosion was heard first, and then black smoke came out of a car,” news portal reports.

The car is reported to have been set off as Sheremet was driving, UNIAN news agency reports.

Pavlo Sheremet lived in Kyiv for the past five years, working for Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper and hosting a radio show on Radio Vesti.


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