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In Poltava, the man with the grenade took hostage the Colonel of police

In Poltava, the man took police hostage and threatens to detonate a grenade, reported the local Department of criminal investigation.

It happened at the building of the administrative court on the street Ostap Vyshnya after he tried to stop a stolen car.

Negotiations. In the process of an ordinary employee was exchanged for the head of Department, police Colonel Vitaly Shiyan. With him, the criminal tries to leave the city was given the car.

In the area of the arrest operation working bomb experts, investigative team, employees of regional criminal investigation Department of the Poltava Department of police.

"We ask the citizens and drivers to be extremely careful and to bypass the territory of a special operation! For your safety stay as far away from the epicenter of events", — is spoken in the police message in Facebook.

On Tuesday in another Ukrainian city of Lutsk — a local resident took hostage 13 bus passengers. The negotiations lasted more than ten hours. The attacker demanded from the President to encourage everyone to watch the film "Earthlings" and let go of people after the fulfillment of this condition. No one was hurt.