Six police officers were killed in Kniazhychi , the Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andriy Parubiy announced. He announced this during the opening of Conciliation Board meeting on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
"Saturday night a terrible tragedy happened: six police officers were killed in Knjazhichi village of Brovary district," Parubiy said.
He noted that police officers risk their lives every day, not only at the front in Donbas, but also in peaceful places, and underlined that the families of victims need support.
"On behalf of all our people’s deputies and the Conciliation Board I express condolences to the families of the deceased police officers. I hope that through transparent investigation the reasons of this great tragedy will become clear," the Speaker said.
Earlier it was reported that 5 law enforcement officers were killed in shootout in Kniazhychi as a result of confusion. The employees of the government security service took police intelligence officers for robbers.