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Opposition leader ex prime minister Oleksandr Turchynov has been shot ( injured? ) by sniper. Police has started new raid in independence Square. Police have used stun grenades and water cannons and several explosions have been heard.
edit on 18-2-2014 by dollukka because: (no reason given)
After being hit by what was reported as a possible rubber bullet shot from a sniper, opposition leader Aleksandr Turchinov tweeted that he suffered a mild face injury, but he is okay. He added that he doubts it was a sniper that was responsible.
Rioters have seized the prosecutor general's office in the western city of Lvov, according to local media.
Thirty soldiers were injured, five of them hospitalized, after a military unit in Lvov, Ukraine was attacked, according to local police.
A military base in the western city of Lvov has been seized by rioters, Ukrainian news website UA-RU.info reports. The protesters agreed with the military that troops would leave the base without weapons. Weapons warehouses are now being sealed. A fire is engulfing the barracks.