Armed and dangerous: a man fired arms, hijacked a city bus, was pursued by police and escaped

17:47, 2 March 2017

Kyiv police is searching for a man who hijacked a city shuttle bus today. This was reported by the National Police metropolitan department.

The offender is now hiding in the private sector. The incident happened this morning - the attacker got into the bus, chased out the driver and passengers threatening with a gun and drove away.

When the police chased after him, shooting the wheels of the bus, he opened fire in response. During the pursuit he crashed a car and a police offroader.

The men left the bus near the railway station, hurt the policemen who tried to arrest him in the leg and ran away to the sleeping area. Police, special units operatives and cynologists are still searching for the men.