A US embassy employee has been killed in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.

Iran PressEurope: Eyewitnesses in Kiev contacted the police department when they saw a woman with severe injuries on her body.

After arriving at the scene, police officers identified the injured woman, who was an employee of the US Embassy, from his ID card.

Ukrainian police investigate the possibility of murder as a result of an armed attack or an unintentional accident.

The US embassy in Kiev also confirmed on Twitter that the murdered employee of the embassy was a US citizen.

According to the US Embassy, the injured person was found in the central part of Kiev, near the railway, and the embassy is working with Ukrainian security agencies to find the cause of the accident by investigating the matter.