The operation took place on Newton street. The detainment was handled by the SBU.
"The group consisted of three people - two Ukrainians and one Russian, no Kharkiv residents among them. The terrorists did not surrender without a fight - one of the terrorists opened fire and threw grenades at the security forces, but was shot dead. An Alpha (SBU special division) officer was wounded," the source said.
According to preliminary information, the group was involved in sabotage and terrorist acts that occurred in the region in recent months. The militants were disarmed in course of preparation for their next crime.