Shooting in Dnipropetrovsk region: gunfight with grenade explosion

Police car also gunned. Two people are in intensive-care unit

11:01, 11 January 2017

Mykola Kolesnyk Facebook

The unknown men opened gunfire against representatives of the private security company in Novoleksandrivka, which is 3 km away from Dnipropetrovsk. The police car, which arrived on the scene of the accident, was also gunned, reports the deputy of the Kryvyi Rih city council Mykola Kolesnyk on his Facebook page.

According to the deputy, the accident happened on January 7.

“The attempt to seize a private house. The private security company responded to alarm button and arrived at the location, where they were taken hostage, bind, beaten, their ribs got broken. The house dwellers were also bind with packing tape. The head of the private security company drove up to the house with two guards and a camera man. As soon as they got out of their car the unknown gunmen opened fire upon them and bombed with grenades: hand grenade blew up, F-1 grenade “fell on sleep” under the car. Two men are in the intense care unit, doctors are fighting for their lives. The third injured has a perforating gunshot wound of the arm, a bullet in the stomach, numerous debris in the spine,” he writes.

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According to the deputy, the unknown people also fired at the police car from the house, “good, there are no casualties, but the car is pierced with holes.”

The participants of the incident are detained, according to Kolesnyk.

“The judge, while putting the shooters under restraint (and not all of them were detained), asked to be guarded. And it was not police whom she asked, she appealed to the fighters of the volunteer battalions,” the deputy wrote.

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