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    Blast Hits Central Kiev on Ukraine Independence Day

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    An unknown object has exploded in the Ukrainian capital's center on the country's Independence Day, at least two people sustained injuries, according to a statement by police.

    "At 14:06 [11:06 GMT] the duty unit received a report of an explosion of an unknown item on Hrushevskyi Street. A man and a woman were injured due to the explosion," the statement read.

    Police officers are investigating the incident.

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