Six convicts escape during transfer near Khmelnitsky
The prisoners attacked the guards on a train, injuring two of them and seizing their service handguns, according to the police statement.
This morning, six convicts escaped during routine prisoner escort in Khmelnitsky region at the Skybneve train station," reads the report.
According to the statement, "All the police officers have been put on alert, a special Siren protocol is being implemented in the region, aimed at detaining fugitives."
Wounded guards were hospitalized. One of them was wounded in both arms, the second sustained a hip injury.
Police announces fugitive awareness initiative in Khmelnitsky region to stay cautious: "When you see suspicious persons near settlements, please, immediately call 102."