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'Shots Fired' At Local Office Of Ukrainian Presidential Party


ODESA, Ukraine -- Officials from Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's Party of Regions say shots were fired overnight at a party branch office in Odesa, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.

No injuries were reported in the incident, which reportedly took place in the Black Sea port city late on September 19.

Odesa police officials have neither confirmed nor denied that such an attack took place.

Odesa Oblast administration head Eduard Matviychuk, who is also chairman of the Odesa branch of the Party of Regions, asked for the organizers of the attack to be brought to justice and called for a thorough investigation.

Matviychuk did not provide details of the shooting.

Local media report that party officials discovered the traces of the shooting when they entered the office this morning.
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