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 Two police officers killed, three wounded in Kyiv during criminals detention - Interior Ministry

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Police officers were killed in Kyiv while pursuing criminals.

This was announced by the Interior Ministry press service on its Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

According to the ministry, this happened on May 4, at around 1:30 a.m. in Kyiv's Desnianskyi district.

"While pursuing suspects of a gas station armed assault, two police officers were killed, three law enforcers are in hospital in grave condition. One criminal has been detained," the message reads.

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It is reported that two unknown persons in masks conducted an armed assault on a gas station. The criminals wounded a station employee in the hand and took about 800 UAH ($32) from a cash register.

Criminal proceedings were initiated, search is being conducted to detain other criminals.

 
 
 
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