Shooting in Cherkasy city: Man attacks local NGO office, one killed during police operation

Source : 112 Ukraine

The attacker carried two hand grenades and a pistol; the wounded man is the NGO chairman
21:42, 24 May 2018

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A shooting incident occurred at 'Cherkashchyna' NGO central office in Cherkasy, central Ukraine. The local media reported that on Thursday.

The police got a call about a man that attacked the office in the evening. The attacker had two hand grenades and a pistol with him; he locked himself up inside the room. 

The police stormed the building. One of those inside the building was wounded in action; later, 112 Ukraine TV channel reported that he was the CEO of this organization. He was taken to a hospital. 

Later, the local reporters found out that another man was killed in the police operation. The deceased man was Serhiy Gura, the MP and the former deputy mayor of Cherkasy. 

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