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Court arrested suspect shooter of Kalush radio

On February 9, the district court in Kalush rendered a decision to arrest for 60 days a person who was suspected to be shooter who opened fire against radio Kalush FM on February 8 and injured a policeman during his arrest, as to the web-site of judicial authorities.

February 8th, at 11:40 a.m. in the town of Kalush (Ivano-Frankivsk region) an unknown person opened fire against the editorial office of the radio station Kalush FM, as to the web-site of the radio station. The journalists believe the person had an air weapon. He targeted the window of the studio where Zina Svarovskikh was recording a program at that moment.

The attack lasted for 15 minutes. Approximately 10 bullets hit the window. No one was injured during the attack.

The police instituted a criminal proceedings over the fact of hooliganism. The suspected assaulter was detained.

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