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Polskie Radio: Polish officials say Ukrainian blasts 'not linked' to Euro 2012 security in Poland

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Apr. 30, 2012 16:54
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Police experts examine one of the explosion sites in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk, on April 28, 2012. At least 27 people were injured on April 27, in Dnipropetrovsk in four successive blasts that President Viktor Yanukovych called a challenge to the nation.
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As Ukraine police issue photos of a man wanted in connection with the bomb attacks in eastern Ukraine, security during Euro 2012 in Poland will not be affected, say Polish officials.

Four bombs exploded in the eastern Ukraine city of Dnipropetrovsk on Friday, injuring 27 people, including nine children, in what the Ukrainian government has described as an "act of terrorism."

Dnipropetrovsk is not far from Donetsk, which will be staging group matches during the tournament and it is feared that the adverse publicity will keep fans away from the stadiums in Ukraine.

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