An eyewitness reported that in the city of Chuguiv, Kharkiv region, a serviceman took a woman hostage and locked them in a high-rise apartment. This was written on Facebook by Mykhailo Hryshko.
According to him, there is a group of policemen, as well as doctors and employees of the State Service for Emergency Situations at the scene.
"Later, I learned that on the seventh floor a serviceman had blocked the family. I don't know if there were children in the apartment, but the resident of the apartment (the mother of two children) is there. The demands of the man are also unknown, " he wrote.
We recall, in the afternoon of December 30 in Kharkiv unknown man seized the branch of "Ukrposhta" post office. 11 people were taken for hostages, including 2 children. The law enforcers conducted a special operation, during which all the hostages were released from the premises of the captured Ukrposhta building, and the attacker was detained.
As the regional prosecutor Yury Danylchenko said, one of the women taken hostage helped police to get into the building.