SBU qualify as a terrorist act of hostage-taking in luck

The security service of Ukraine qualified as a terrorist attack, the capture of the bus with hostages in Lutsk, the press service of the Agency reports citing the words of the head of SB Ivan Bakanova.

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 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. Police have opened a criminal case under article "hostage-taking", punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term of seven to 15 years.

"Upon capture in luck 44-year-old citizen of Ukraine passenger bus "Krasnylivka-Berestechko" investigators of the security Service of Ukraine initiated criminal proceedings under part 1 of article 258 (terrorism) of the Criminal code of Ukraine", - stated in the message of Department in Facebook.

According to the head of the security Council, the enforcement agencies are doing everything possible to free the hostages.

"Now employees of the Antiterrorist center at the security service are working at the scene and doing everything possible so that the hostages were quickly released. The situation requires the concerted action of all law enforcement agencies, we are in constant contact. These processes are usually non-public and all the questions of society we will be able to answer once all the hostages will be safe. Do everything " - quoted Bakanova, the press service of the Ministry.