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 Traffic police post on Brovary highway in Kyiv shot at from the woods

In the middle of the night the premises of a traffic police post at Brovary highway were shot at by unknown persons.

This is stated by the press service of the Kyiv police, Censor.NET reports.

According to the Interior Ministry, the fire was conducted from the park belt area on the opposite side of the road. The police officers who were on duty, drivers and passers-by were not wounded.

Personnel of the special purpose patrol service Kyiv-1 was also on duty at the police post.

The law enforcement officers found shells from automatic weapon at the scene.

"The Investigation Division of the Dniprovskyi district police included the information about the event into the Unified Register of pre-trial investigations. Criminal proceedings under pt. 1, Art. 348 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine have been initiated - "Attempt on life of a law enforcement officer, a member of the public formation for the protection of public order and state border or soldier," the report says.

The article provides for punishment of imprisonment for a term of nine to 15 years or imprisonment.

Law enforcers are taking measures to identify and detain the persons involved in the crime.

 
 
 
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