: Ukraine police foil three terror attacks on Lviv railway (photos)

11:36 Aug. 8, 2016

Ukraine police foil three terror attacks on Lviv railway (photos)

Photo courtesy - SBU site, ssu.gov.ua

The group consists of five members 

Ukraine's Security Service forces (the SBU) prevented three terror attacks on the Lviv railway (Westren Ukraine), SBU's press centre reports.

The police investigators detained five members of the group who planned to simultaneously blow up railway lines in three different directions.

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"One of the terrorists was arrested as he was planting explosives at a bridge near the village of Dubliany, in the Lviv region. He attempted to resist arrest and opened fire. One of SBU officers was injured. The police officers wounded and arrested the attacker. Currently, there is no threat to life of both the SBU officer and terrorist", reads the statement.

The police officials searched the detainees and seized grenade launchers, grenades, five kilograms of explosives, 600 grams of TNT, three electric exploders, three hand guns and ammunition of different calibre.

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