Police freed three hostages from a bus in Lutsk

The police managed to release three of the hostages taken in the luck of the bus, wrote on Twitter, the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.

He said that the people brought the first Deputy Chairman of the National police of Ukraine Yevhen Koval.

In the office of President Vladimir Zelensky said that they managed to release after the attacker has personally spoken to the head of state.

Earlier the terrorist in the air Lviv TV channel NTA said that one of the hostages is wounded, people are in a bad state, among them one pregnant woman and one child.

He promised to let them go when you fulfill the requirements.

On the morning of 21 July, the man was captured about 20 hostages in a bus in the center of Lutsk. It is noted that he got explosives and weapons. The police introduced the plan "Hostage".

Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said that the attacker himself called the police and introduced himself as Maxim the Bad. Later found that it is a native of Russia, Maxim Compressor, twice convicted for serious crimes.

The man said that in a public place installed explosive device with a remote control and he's willing to undermine it and the bus in the event of a storm.

As noted by the head of national police in Volyn region Yuri Krochko, the attacker has put forward the General requirements and expressed dissatisfaction with the system.

Originally brought a criminal case under article "hostage-taking", but then the SBU described the attacker as a terrorist attack.