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April 28, 2012 5:00 pm

Bomb Blasts in Ukraine Puts Jewish Community on Edge

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The entrance to Woksalna Metro Station, near Dnepropetrovsk railway station in Ukraine. Photo: wiki commons.

Chabad – With Ukrainian authorities investigating a series of blasts that rocked the Dnepropetrovsk’s downtown district Friday and injured upwards of 27 people, Jewish officials in the country’s fourth-largest city have reported that by all indications, their institutions did not appear to be targeted.

According to reports, at least four bombs exploded just before noon at several mass-transit stations and a movie theater. State officials quickly blamed the attacks, which injured at least nine children, on terrorists.

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  • Jerry Hersch

    Over the past few years there have been similar multi-explosion events in a number of Ukrainian cities.
    In all these events groups demanded extortion money.
    Interestingly,though the event was very recent,there was no reference that I could find today in the Ukraine print media…in Ukraian or Russian
    In all these events there is seemingly no specific target.

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