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 Police updated number of victims of attack on CIT van in Odesa: one person killed, one wounded

The driver of the cash-in-transit van was killed and the guard was wounded as a result of a robbery. The guard's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Spokesperson of the National Police Directorate in the Odesa region Andrii Kostiuk said on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel, Censor.NET reports.

According to him, investigators found that the Raiffeisen Bank Aval CIT service van with a crew consisting of a driver and three guards stopped on Panteleimonivska Street to collect cash.

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"Persons who might be involved in this atrocity are being established. Criminal proceedings have been initiated under Article 115 (pre-meditated murder). Investigators are also establishing the circumstances of the incident and the individuals involved in the crime..." he said.

"There was a 26-year-old collector and a 23-year-old guard. They entered the shop. Those two people were unhurt. There also was a 47-year-old CIT van driver, who had been shot in the face. He died on the spot. The second guard was injured. He was taken to a hospital. The guard's injuries are not life-threatening, as far as I know," Kostiuk said.

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Consequently, the attackers claimed life of the van driver and injured the guard.
 
 
 
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