A member of the the «Pravyy Sector»* in Sumy region died region due to careless handling of a grenade in the organization’s office, reported the head of the Sumy Regional State Administration Nikolay Klochko.


«According to updated information, at Rybalka, 8 street in the office of «Pravyy Sector» due to careless handling of a grenade at 6 a.m. (the same as MSK) was killed 31-year-old soldier of the PS Alexander Yakovenko (call sign «Executioner»). Other three members who were with him in the room, weren’t injured», — wrote Klochko in his Facebook.


Press-secretary of the Police city department in Sumy Vladimir Krupetskyy confirmed during the broadcast on the «112 Ukraine» TV channel, the fact that in the office of the «Pravyy Sector» was really killed the fighter Alexander Yakovenko. He also noted that, according to preliminary information, a member of the «Pravyy Sector» was killed by an exploding grenade. The basic version is careless handling of weapons.



«Pravyy Sector» is the union of radical nationalist organizations in Ukraine. The organization banned in Russia.