Mayor of Ukrainian city shot and wounded: report

by Reuters
Monday, 28 April 2014 09:41 GMT

KIEV, April 28 (Reuters) - Gennady Kernes, the mayor of Ukraine's second-biggest city, Kharkiv, is in hospital undergoing emerging surgery after being shot in the back, Interfax Ukraina news agency quoted the mayor's spokeswoman as saying on Monday.

"The doctors are fighting to save his life," the agency quoted the spokeswoman, Tatiana Gruzinskaya, as saying. (Reporting by Christian Lowe, Editing by Timothy Heritage)

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