Grenade blast hits three police officers during raid in Berdiansk

12:40, 22 January 2018
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Three operatives of the local police criminal investigation department sustained heavy shrapnel wounds during the raid in the town of Berdiansk, Head of the National Police Serhiy Knyazev wrote on Facebook.

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Around 09:00 on January 22, three officers of the criminal investigation department were on a raid targeting a suspect in Berdiansk, Zaporizhia region.

Read alsoShootout in Odesa: gunner wounds 3 cops, bystander, shoots accomplice before neutralized by police (Video)"As the police were checking the premises, the culprit set off a grenade. Three policemen suffered heavy shrapnel wounds in the blast," he said.

Knyazev has added that the doctors are now fighting for the lives of the wounded

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