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 Right Sector releases 6-year-old boy taken hostage, - Internal Affairs Ministry

Two fighters of the Right Sector, hiding in the wood near Mukacheve, took a 6-year-old child hostage and released him shortly after.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by the Internal Affairs Ministry representative Artem Shevchenko to UNIAN.

"Two suspects, identified as fighters from the group, were noticed by the police when coming into the store. When a joint group of the Interior Ministry and the SBU came, they noticed the surveillance and took a 6-year-old child hostage. Using him as a cover they proceeded to the wood, where the child was released. At the moment the pursuit is under way," Shevchenko said.

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He added the incident had taken place about an hour ago in a village of the Mukachevskyi district.

According to Shevchenko the child is out of danger now.

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