Valery LEBOVKA, “FACTS”
“Poltava terrorist” Roman Skrypnik, who on 23 July, took police hostage and threatened to blow up the city, eliminated.
It happened on the 1st of August, around 02.00, on the outskirts of the village of oposhnya Zenkovsky district, Poltava region.
This was announced by the Deputy interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko in Facebook.
The attacker was found by the police in one of the residential houses. In the future, Skripnik, threatening with a grenade, took hostage a police officer.
“The criminal was liquidated by employees of police special forces KORD accurate shot. Roman Skrypnyk was able to surrender to the police and stay alive, though, and spend many years behind bars. But he chose his path…”, — wrote Gerashchenko.
According to him, the hostage was three seconds to jump away from the grenade explosion. He was still alive and unharmed.
We will remind, on July 23 in Poltava militiamen tried to detain the thief. They have been previously convicted Roman Skripnik. During the detention, Skrypnyk took hostage the Colonel of police.
Subsequently, the criminal was released by police, left the car on the road and ran into the woods where he was hiding.
Earlier, the “FACTS” wrote that the Novel Skrypnyk was looking for more than 500 law enforcement officers. They used night-vision goggles and a quadrocopter, but for a long time their search was fruitless.