: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Gunman Seizes Ukraine Bus, Takes About 20 Hostages

Police in Ukraine say an armed man seized a bus and took some 20 people hostage Tuesday in the western city of Lutsk.Police sealed off the center of the city, 400 kilometers west of Kyiv. In a statement, authorities say the assailant is armed and carrying explosives. They say they are trying to get in touch with the man.Ukrainian media report that gunshots could be heard at the scene. It wasn’t immediately clear whether anyone has been injured.On his Facebook page, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed the reports of gunshots and stressed that measures were being taken to resolve the …read more

Source:: Voice of America