Two policemen captured and held by militants on Maidan
In the evening of January 24, “Maidan Security” seized three police officers on duty. One of them was stabbed. Two seized law enforcers are held in the building of the Kiev City Administration. The wounded policeman has been released and is now hospitalized, reports the Interior Ministry website.
Talks between the police and several opposition deputies continued all night but the People's Deputies have no influence on the leaders of the factions controlling Kiev City Administration anymore.
There is no information about the state of the law enforcers.
Interior Ministry demands immediate release of the policemen. In the case of non-compliance, the police will be forced to take measures to release the hostages.
The freed wounded policeman is in hospital in serious condition. He was stabbed in the chest and hospitalized with a sternum lung injury.