Zelensky personally persuaded to let the luck of the three hostages

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky personally persuaded the man seized a bus with hostages in luck, let three people, said the Deputy head of the office of the President Kirill Timoshenko.

"Due to the fact that the President personally talked and agreed that three people were released. The psychological state of their you know what, all apparently healthy, they are now still with the doctors," - said Tymoshenko to journalists, the broadcast led TV NewsOne.

According to him, he let go of the woman who according to preliminary information pregnant, baby and elderly woman. He also said that while he could not confirm or deny that among the hostages is wounded.

Earlier it was reported that in the center of Lutsk, the man seized a bus with about 20 hostages, if he himself had explosives and weapons. In the field introduced operational plan "Hostage". As the head of national police region Yuri Krochko, the attacker could forward the General requirements and stated dissatisfaction with the system. The man eventually released the hostages, and he was detained by the police.

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.

Police have opened a criminal case under article "hostage-taking" and the security Service opened a criminal case under article "terrorist act."