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18 Sep 2019 | 05:19 PM UTC

Ukraine: Police operation around Metro Bridge (Kyiv) ends September 18 /update 1

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Police operation around Metro Bridge in Kyiv ends September 18; suspect detained

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/19/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Kiev). COUNTRY/REGION Kiev

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A security operation that was launched near the Metro Bridge in Kyiv on Wednesday, September 18, ended at approximately 20:00 (local time). Police detained an armed man who had fired several shots and threatened to blow up the bridge. No casualties were reported as of Wednesday evening.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are likely in the area over the coming hours.


Individuals in Kyiv are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.


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