Censor.NET reports citing the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Five police officers were shot dead in a fire exchange between members of different police squads in the village of Kniazhychi last night.
Chief of the KORD special squad of the National Police Department in Kyiv, police major Vitalii Valetskyi.
Operative officer of the National Police Department in Kyiv, senior police lieutenant Yulian Rudko.
Operative officer of the National Police Department in Kyiv, police lieutenant Oleksandr Manytsia.
Junior inspector of the Brovary inter-district Police Department of the Security Department, senior police sergeant Yevhen Kurtev.
Junior inspector of the Brovary inter-district Police Department of the Security Department, senior police sergeant Serhii Orlov.
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Police offer their deepest condolences to the families and relatives of the fallen police officers.
It was reported that tragedy in the village of Kniazhychi happened during a special operation on apprehension of a dangerous group of criminals who committed robberies in the city of Kyiv and Kyiv region. The three violators were apprehended by police later.
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