Jewish Ukrainian Mayor Shot, ‘Fighting for His Life’

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Jerusalem Post Gennady Kernes, the Jewish mayor of Kharkiv, Ukraine, was shot and wounded on Monday, Interfax-Ukraine has reported. Kernes was a strong supporter of deposed President Viktor Yanukovych. The Interior Ministry announced that local police are investigating. The motives for the shooting are still unclear.

Kernes was shot in the back earlier today, his press secretary told Interfax. “He is currently in intensive care. Doctors are fighting for his life. Surgery is under way,” she said. Kernes was shot while bathing in a spring, Zurab Alasania of Ukrainian state television wrote on Facebook.

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Source: The Algemeiner

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