Thirteen people, including 11 policemen, injured in clash at tent camp near Rada in Kyiv
Thirteen people, including 11 law enforcement officers, had been injured in clashes in a tent camp near the Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada as of 10:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday.
"It's been determined that eleven law enforcement officers and two civilians were injured in the incident," the Kyiv city police department said.
It was reported earlier that, in pursuance of a Prosecutor General's Office instruction, police and Security Service officials conducted an operation to search for and detain Movement of New Forces party leader Mikheil Saakashvili on Wednesday morning.
When the personnel appeared at the tent camp, activists provoked them into using force, the department said.
As of 08:30, the police department said four law enforcement officers had been injured.
Parliamentarian Yehor Sobolev, who streamed the events in the tent camp on his Facebook page on Wednesday morning, said that nine people involved in the protest had been injured.