In the village of Babintsy, Borshchiv district, Ternopil region, two policemen were killed and another one was injured during the arrest of a local resident who, according to the preliminary version, because of jealousy killed his wife. About it reports a press-service of the National police.
About the sound of gunfire, the police said a resident of the village. On the scene left the investigative team. The police were wearing body armor, in full equipment, said the press service.
At the time of arrival of militiamen the woman was already dead. Her body was lying in the back room, and sat next to an armed man.
Police started negotiations, but the attacker opened fire. The first shot he was shot in the leg the inspector of police Sergey Tanaseychuk. The Lieutenant was operated on, threats to his life there.
The second bullet fired from a hunting rifle, was fatal to the security officer Alexander Rudyk – a police major was shot in the neck.
Arrived fighters of special forces Falcon on the perimeter surrounded the area, where they had been shooting the owner. When he did not go on contact, it was decided to assault.
“During the RAID was fatally injured another employee of the Barshcheuski police. Inspector Andrew Chernyatinskaya died on the spot”, – told the Agency.
The gunman was neutralized at the scene works investigative team and forensic experts.
In connection with tragedy in the police Ternopil region declared a Day of mourning in the building of the police lowered the national flag.
The head of national police Khatia Dekanoidze on his page on Facebook expressed condolences to the families of the dead policemen.