BREAKING UPDATE: Luhansk People’s Republic Prosecutor-General Serhiy Horenko killed in explosion

BREAKING NEWS: Explosion in Luhansk People's Republic Prosecutor General's Office

BREAKING UPDATE: Luhansk People's Republic Prosecutor-General Serhiy Horenko killed in explosion Office Credit: Twitter @Flash_news_ua

Update 12.22 (September 16) Luhansk People’s Republic Prosecutor-General Serhiy Horenko has reportedly died in an explosion in Luhansk, Ukraine.

 The death of Gorenko’s deputy Ekaterina Steglenko has also been reported. She was wounded after the blast and stayed alive for over an hour.

Original (September 16) An explosion has been reported in Luhansk People’s Republic’s Prosecutor General’s Office in Luhansk, Ukraine, as reported on Friday, September 16.

An explosion has reportedly taken place in the Prosecutor General’s Office in the Luhansk People’s Republic in Ukraine.

Video footage of the incident was shared on Twitter:

❗️ An explosion ripped through central Luhansk, in the building of the LNRGO 💥
‼️There are preliminary reports of casualties.
🚒🚑 Emergency and rescue services are working at the site.

“А video of the explosion in the building of the so-called “General Prosecutor’s Office of the LPR” in the center of temporarily occupied Luhansk appeared online. We are waiting for official information.”

According to Russian media one person has been reported dead and another injured as a result of the explosion.

The news follows reports of a missile strike on an administration building in Russian-occupied Kherson Ukraine flooded social media on Friday, September 16.

In addition Ukraine’s Security Service has reportedly collected further evidence on ex-deputies who imposed the Russian-occupation regime in Luhansk region, as reported on Tuesday, September 13.

The offenders formed the “core” of the occupation administration in the temporarily occupied territory of Starobilsk district of Luhansk region.

In particular the “acting head”, “acting deputy head”, “advisor to the head of the administration of the Starobilsk district of the Luhansk People’s Republic”.

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