Law enforcement officers freed the employees of financial institutions in the Suvorov district of Odessa, which the attacker took hostage on Sunday, a special operation “Thunder” on their release completed, according to the Department of communication of the police of Odessa region.

“The special operation is completed. Police freed two employees of the financial institution. Their ambulance was taken to a medical facility. With the attacker, 1994, work law enforcement”, – stated in the message.

The event qualified under part 2 of article 147 (hostage-taking) and part 3 St. 187 (robbery) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.

Earlier it was reported that an unknown attacker took hostage an employee of the financial institution in Odessa, the police have introduced a special “Thunder”. On the scene arrived the police area, is investigative-task force of regional Department of the national police and patrol police, with the perpetrator negotiations started.