In Kharkov from the captured post office freed five hostages – three women and two children. This was reported by press Secretary of the President of Petro Poroshenko Svyatoslav Tsegolko in Twitter with a link to information of the security Service of Ukraine.
“Only that the head of the SBU reported to the President about the release of 5 hostages in Kharkov. It’s three women and two children,” – said Tsegolko.
Local media reported that doctors took them to the ambulances.
At the moment, the building remains of six hostages
The police of Kharkiv confirmed the release of 3 women and 2 children on the page in Facebook.
“As of 18:10 the police managed to persuade the attacker to let go of a certain part contained people – two children and three women. They’re safe now,” said the police.
To resolve the situation on scene working guide GUNP, the investigative team of the Kiev police Department, operational units of the police.
As it was reported, in Kharkov on the street near the shopping center “Rost” for about 15 hours, a man took the office of “Ukrposhta”. The attacker stated that it attached explosive that he is ready to apply.
According to preliminary information, in hostages of the men were 11 persons: 9 adults and two children.