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Unknown person opened fire on radiostation Kalush FM

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 information on the causes of such an attack for the moment”, the journalists told. No one was harmed.

The police instituted a criminal proceedings over the fact of hooliganism. The suspected assaulter was detained.
Alla Dzundza, executive directo of the radio station reported to the IMI correspondent in the region that she was absent at the moment, but she looked forward the police would clear up the case.

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