Andriy Remyga, a hostage freed from Kharkiv post office, said that there were seven people held hostage.
"He (the man who seized the building) put the explosives on himself and said that if the police did not listen to him, then he would undermine it. Explosives were in two bottles, he put something there, and there was a kind of a bulb with blue light, "said the boy.
According to the boy, there were 7 people in the building.
"He said that we should film and spread (video, - Ed.) everywhere," the boy said.
The boy said that the man was constantly offering coffee and tea. Also according to the boy, a man has brain cancer.
As reported earlier, in Kharkiv unknown man seized the office of "Ukrposhta" branch. The attacker said that he had an explosive, which he was ready to use.
First, the men had 11 people hostage: 9 adults and 2 children. Recently, five hostages were released from the seized post office - three women and two children. At the moment, six hostages remain in the building.