At the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine condemned the attack on the counselor of the mayor of Kherson Catherine Gandzyuk. This is stated in the message of Embassy on Twitter.
“We condemn the attack of acid on the adviser of the mayor of Kherson Catherine Gandzyuk. I really hope a thorough investigation, in which the assailant will be brought to justice”, – stated in the message.
We will remind, on Tuesday, July 31, the adviser of the mayor of Kherson Catherine Gandzyuk was attacked near the porch of her house. The man doused her with acid, the woman was hospitalized.
She received chemical burns over 30% of the body. Is the scalp, face, hands, feet, the front part of the chest, the burn in his left eye.
It was reported that Gandzyuk is in serious but stable condition. She was later provided by state protection.
The attack on the employee of the city Council of Kherson reclassified from “Hooliganism” to “Serious bodily injury committed with the aim of intimidation”, and after some time on “Attempted murder, committed with special cruelty”.
The case took personal control of Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko. He reported that the attack on Catherine Gandzyuk is part of a plan to destabilize the situation in the South of Ukraine. Later, the investigation was transferred to the Central apparatus of the SBU.