Ukraine's internal affairs ministry confirms shots fired at car of Zelensky's aide Shefir-PHOTO

# 22 September 2021 13:07 (UTC +04:00)

The Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs confirmed on Wednesday an assassination attempt on First Presidential Assistant Sergey Shefir, noting that shots were fired at his car near Kiev, leaving his driver wounded, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Ukrainian presidential advisor Sergey Shefir, whose car was fired upon, is alive and well, but it is not known whether there were threats against him, according to the head of the faction of the Servant of the People party in the Verkhovna Rada, David Arakhamia.

According to him, Shefir is in a state of shock in the wake of the attack, in which he believes he was the target, and is now in a safe place.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was notified about the assassination attempt on his assistant, SergeyShefir, the head of the parliamentary faction of the Servant of the People political party said.

Investigative and operational police teams are working on the spot; a special police operation is being carried out to search for the attackers.