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Terrorist attacks raising concerns about Ukraine and the Euro 2012 football championship.


Euro fans discover unique Ukraine, now under siege by terrorists.

On Friday, at least 29 people were injured  in a series of explosions that shook the Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk. The attacks occured just weeks before the country is due to co-host the Euro 2012 football championship.

The blasts sent panic through a country unused to the scourge of terrorism.

They also raised concerns about the security of the thousands of tourists and football fans due to flood Ukraine when the month-long European tournament kicks off on June 8th.

The blasts went off in quick succession around noon in Dnipropetrovsk, an industrial city in eastern Ukraine. No one died in the attacks.

Witnesses said it appeared that explosive devices had been placed in bins at the blast sites. Some reports said there were as many as 11 explosions. Nine children were among the injured.

Apparently, the terrorist acts have been organized to affect the credibility of Ukraine as hosts of the event.