"A disturbing news coming from Lutsk. In the morning, at 9:25, a citizen called the local police and reported that he had hijacked a bus with hostages on it. Shots were heard, the bus is damaged. The police operation ‘Hostage’ has been introduced, and the State Security Service has imposed a plan ‘Boomerang’ ... I keep the course of events under personal control," the president wrote.
According to Zelensky, the Ukrainian special services are doing everything to resolve the situation without casualties.
As we reported earlier, according to preliminary data, 20 people are being held hostage in the hijacked bus in Lutsk.
"He (the hijacker, - 112 International.) was speaking about some requirements, communicating through social networks. We are monitoring his account on social media. This is the information that we have so far. It is not known yet what kind of weapon he possesses, but he is armed, that is a fact,” the message reads.