Armed men held hostage by employees


In Kamenka, Dnipropetrovsk region, a group of armed men had taken hostages on the territory of industrial enterprises.

The incident occurred on February 14. It is reported by the Department of communication of the police of the Dnepropetrovsk region.

“The police received a message stating that the territory of industrial enterprises in Kamensk stormed by armed men. The attackers had covered their faces with masks, beat up the workers and forbade them to leave the premises. During the RAID, all persons who penetrated into the territory of the enterprise, were established and detained. They seized seven units of the hunting smooth-bore weapon, one device traumatic, ammunition, seven knives”, – militiamen told.

Police opened criminal proceedings 2 – on the facts of counteraction to legitimate business activities and unlawful deprivation of liberty of people.

The unknown in the mask barricaded themselves in the building of Department of Ukrpochta on the street Shevchenko in Kharkov. The hostages took 9 people, 2 of them children. No demands were made. Said that has explosives.