Explosives in Kiev and the taking of hostages in luck are not connected, said Avakov

Found near Kiev metro station "Minsk" on Tuesday, explosives and hostage-taking in luck are not linked, said the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.

"Every day we find some explosives and some weapons. It has nothing to do with it," - said Avakov at a briefing which broadcast "the Fifth channel", answering a journalist's question, is there a link between events near the metro station "Minsk" in Kiev and the taking of hostages in luck.

Earlier it was reported that in the center of Lutsk, the man seized a bus with about 20 hostages, and if he had explosives and weapons. In the field introduced operational plan "Hostage". Information on casualties at the moment. As the head of national police region Yuri Krochko, the attacker puts forward the General requirements and expresses dissatisfaction with the system. Law enforcement authorities opened a criminal case under article "hostage-taking", punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of seven to 15 years.

Earlier Tuesday, the press service of the national police of Kiev reported that the militiamen neutralized a suspicious object near the metro station "Minsk". Later, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitali Klitschko said that police defused two suspicious subject near the metro in Kiev. In addition, the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations reported about a mining of shopping center Ocean Plaza and the court of Appeal of Solomenskiy district.