The police gave water to the hostages on a bus in Lutsk
Ukrainian police have lodged cases of bottled water to the hostages of the bus that captured the Maxim Compressor in luck on Tuesday, said Deputy interior Minister of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko.
Before Gerashchenko reported that seized the bus does not allow the enforcement agencies to transfer food and water to hostages and not release them to the toilet. He also does not admit of the security forces to the bus and a police drone tried to shoot down. According to him, among the hostages there are pregnant women.
"The first results of negotiations in luck. Maxim Compressor (seized hostages – ed.) has allowed police to pass on cases of bottled water. Water the hostages handed over to the first Deputy (chief – ed.) National police Eugene Koval," wrote Gerashchenko on his page in Facebook.
As follows from the broadcast which leads the TV channel NEWSONE, the bus approached the man in the yellow vest. In his hands was water, which he handed to the bus. Also in the broadcast it was clear that when the police departed from the bus, the shot was fired.
Earlier it was reported that in the center of Lutsk, the man seized a bus with about 20 hostages, he has explosives and weapons. In the field introduced operational plan "Hostage". As the head of national police region Yuri Krochko, the attacker puts forward the General requirements and expresses dissatisfaction with the system. Deputy interior Minister of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the police, the attacker himself called the police the police introduced himself as Maxim Bad, it was later established that it is a native of Russia, twice convicted of serious crimes Maxim Compressor. Invader said that in a public place of the city found another explosive device with a remote control and he's willing to undermine it and the bus in the event of a storm.
Law enforcement authorities opened a criminal case under article "hostage-taking", punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of seven to 15 years. As reported, interior Minister Arsen Avakov on Tuesday, the status of the hostages in the bus normal. Police continue the search for the second explosive device.