Kiev: A helicopter crashed near the capital of Ukraine, Kiev, killing 18 people. 18 people were killed, including the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine and two children.
The preliminary conclusion of the police is that the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Denis Monastrskyi and high-ranking officials of the Ministry of Internal Affairs died in the accident.
29 people, including fifteen children, were injured in the accident and are undergoing treatment in the hospital. The cause of the helicopter crash is unclear. The helicopter crashed near a kindergarten.
Officials stated that all necessary treatment and assistance have been given to the injured and the rescue operation is going on at the spot.