Five policemen wounded, attempting to detain burglars in Dnipro

Source : 112 Ukraine

The law enforcers sustained shrapnel wounds, as criminals resisted arrest and used hand grenades
12:40, 5 November 2017

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A group of burglars were busted in Dnipro late on Saturday; as the police team arrived and tried to bring them in, the criminals resisted and picked a fight.

According to the PR department of Dnipropetrovsk regional police branch, the burglars had two hand grenades and firearms; a grenade explosion caused five policemen injuries of various degrees of severity.    

The criminal investigation into the incident is underway.

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