Interior Minister Arsen Avakov wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.
"At 2:20 p.m., the police officers were reported about the use of firearms in the village of Liukhcha. Shootout happened for unknown reasons near the village shop. One man was wounded and died in 15 minutes," Avakov wrote.
Upon receiving the call, a police patrol car pursued a Ford Transit van and managed to stop the suspects at a gas station on the outskirts of Rivne. Two men tried to escape with a large bag and hide it in the snow.
However, the suspects were apprehended without firing a shot. The police officers seized ammo, two Fort pistols, a Makarov pistol, and a Kalashnikov rifle.
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