Gunmen Opens Fire

Sep 23, 2021

At approximately 1000 local time (0700 UTC) on 22 September 2021, gunmen opened fire at the car of a senior advisor to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the village of Lisnyky, located on the outskirts of the capital Kyiv. At least 18 gunshots reportedly struck the vehicle; however, the aide escaped unharmed. The vehicle’s driver was wounded in the shooting and is receiving treatment at a hospital. Officials have launched a probe into the attempted assassination of the presential aide. President Zelenskyy is out of the country and is currently attending the U.N. General Assembly in New York City.

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