The car of the president’s aide, Serhiy Shefir, was hit by gunfire as he left his home south of the capital Kyiv on Wednesday morning (22/9/2021). The driver was injured in the attack.
It is not known who carried out the shooting, but Zelensky said it could be a foreign or domestic attack.
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The Kremlin vehemently denies Russia’s involvement in the shooting.
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Describing when the bullets hit his vehicle, Shefir said, “We had to speed up the car a little bit, it was scary.”
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He praised his driver, who he said managed to continue driving after “shots were heard”.