The Ukraine affected by a series of explosions.
Four successive explosions occurred Friday in the centre of the city of Dnipropetrovsk, in the centre of the Ukraine. A new review of the Ukrainian Emergency Situations Ministry is State of at least 27 injured, including nine children. The first explosion, apparently due to an explosive device placed in a trash can near a tram stop occurred at 11: 50 p.m., local time. It has thirteen wounded. Half an hour later, a second bomb, also placed in a trash can, exploded near a cinema, affecting 11 people, including nine children. A third and a fourth explosion at least three more people wounded, said the authorities. The Prosecutor's Office opened an inquiry against terrorist acts. Nobody has yet been arrested, said a police spokesman. 25 people were hospitalized, according to the Minister of emergency situations Loulia Erchova, without being able to give information about their State of health. President Viktor Yanukovych has called challenge to the whole country these incidents in six weeks of the launch of the Euro-2012 football co organized by the Ukraine and the Poland nearby. The best investigators will be mobilized, said the head of State. Dnipropetrovsk will not matches of Euro-2012 host. The city is located about 100 kilometers from the closest host, Donetsk city, which will host its first game on June 11. The President promised that the best investigators will be mobilized. The Poland, that co organizes the competition, expressed particularly attentive to the situation. This case must be approached in a very serious manner said Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk. An attack in our region is something exceptional and the context of the Euro-2012 makes us particularly attentive to this kind of events, he added. Dnepropetrovsk, 400 km from the capital Kiev, is one of the most important Ukrainian industrial centers. This is that former President Leonid Kuchma began his political career. The city is also the birthplace of the opponent and former Prime Minister Loulia Tymoshenko. The bomb attacks are rare in Ukraine, where political tensions are important since Tymoshenko began a seven year prison sentence, last October. The opponent was sentenced for having abused his powers during his second tenure as Prime Minister between 2007 and 2010, which she denies. His prison situation and ill-treatment to which it said subject give rise to tensions between Europe and the Ukraine. A member of the Party of the opponent, Sergi Pachinsnki considered as Dnipropetrovsk explosions were meant to divert attention from the case, while the opponent started a hunger strike and denounced violence in a forced hospitalization. However, no information on the reasons for these incidents was available in early afternoon. Nothing is clear for the moment.