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 "There was pursuit. Criminals opened fire. Police officer received gunshot wounds," - attackers tried to kidnap a person in Tokmak

A police officer has been wounded in a shootout with a group of criminals, which occurred in Tokmak (the Zaporizhia region).

On Wednesday afternoon, a road shootout occurred in Tokmak between the local police and a criminal group that had kidnapped a man, according to the National Police Main Department in the Zaporizhia region, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"The police tried to detain the offenders. There was pursuit. The criminals opened fire. One officer received gunshot wounds," the police noted.

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The attackers have been detained. Regional police leadership has arrived at the scene.
 
 
 
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