Explosive Device Thrown Into Kiev's U.S. Embassy Compound in 'Terrorist Act'

Police say none were injured in the incident

FILE PHOTO: Police patrol a subway station near the International Exhibition Centre, which was the arena for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, in Kiev, Ukraine May 4, 2017.

A device exploded in the U.S. embassy compound in Ukraine's capital Kiev in the early hours of Thursday, injuring no one, police said.

An attacker threw the device over the embassy's fence just after midnight, police added, calling it a terrorist act.