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Ukraine police kill man after another incident of hostage-taking, says official

A man who had taken a senior police officer hostage a week ago and then escaped was killed by police special forces in central Ukraine early on Saturday when he took a new hostage and exploded a grenade, a senior government official said. The man, called Roman Skrypnyk, was found by a police officer in the early hours in an uninhabited house outside the central city of Poltava, deputy interior minister Anton Gerashchenko said.“Skrypnyk, threatening with a grenade, took a policeman hostage. The criminal was killed by police special …read more

Source:: Al Arabiya



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