Against a man who threatened to blow up the Metro bridge in Kiev opened criminal proceedings on charges of false report about mining. This was at the briefing said the head of the police of Kiev Andriy kryschenko, the correspondent of “GORDON”.
“He showed no aggression. He had some sort of thing, which went to the wire. In his hands he held a remote control,” said Krishchenko.
According to the head of the Metropolitan police, as it turned out, it was a dummy filled with earth. Explosives in gas cylinder was found.
As explained kryschenko, the detainee, born in 1988, registered in the Kiev-Svyatoshinsky district. Criminal offences in the past he did not commit. At the moment of detention was in an excited state. Now with him psychologists. Was whether the person was in condition of alcoholic or narcotic intoxication – militiamen will find out later.
“In fact, any demands he didn’t put forward. His mother is in the hospital, some problems with relatives, that he had nowhere to live, or something else – in General, any chaotic requirements. Nothing concrete happened,” said Krishchenko.
According to him, in the course of the operation involved about 300 people, 100 members of the national guard, two river boats, 10 patrol cars, armored vehicles.
Around 14.00 the police call from an unknown man who said that is on the Metro bridge and going to put in action explosives. Law enforcement authorities announced the operation “Thunder”. Police blocked traffic on the Metro bridge in Kiev in both directions after receiving the message about the mining. Negotiations with him led Krishchenko.
Militiamen detained the man who threatened to blow up the bridge Underground.