FC Dynamo Kyiv member's car attacked reportedly because of gambling debts – media

15:34, 06 December 2017
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Two unidentified men opened fire on a car of FC Dynamo Kyiv football player Denys Harmash in the city of Kyiv on Tuesday, December 5, reportedly because of gambling debts, according to the online newspaper INSIDER, referring to its source in law enforcement agencies.

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The incident occurred in an underground parking lot on Dniprovska Naberezhna (Dnipro Embankment) at around 07:00 in the morning, the INSIDER wrote.

Read alsoDynamo Kyiv secure 1-0 win in UEFA Europa League match with BSC Young BoysThe cause behind the attack is reportedly the football player's debt related to betting.

The criminals used an automatic rifle. They fled in a car after the incident.

No casualties have been reported.

Kyiv's Darnytsia police department has launched a criminal proceeding under Article 296 (hooliganism) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

Denys Harmash, 27, is a Ukrainian football midfielder who plays for FC Dynamo Kyiv in the Ukrainian Premier League.

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