Ukraine’s Interior Minister Among 15 Killed in Helicopter Crash

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Ukraine’s minister for internal affairs was among 15 killed early Wednesday when a helicopter crashed near a kindergarten in the Kyiv suburb of Brovary, officials said.

Three children were also killed, Kyiv regional governor Oleksiy Kuleba wrote on Telegram. It’s not yet clear what caused the helicopter to plunge from the sky.

In a statement, Ukraine’s Parliament confirmed that Denys Monastyrsky, the minister for internal affairs, was among the dead, along with Yevhen Yenin, the first deputy minister, and Yurii Lubkovich, the state secretary.

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