Police detain several assaulters of Euromaidan forum in Kharkiv

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Police are reported to have detained several men who attacked Saint Demetrius Church in Kharkiv, where the nationwide forum of EuroMaidan was being held.

As the guards of the forum said, some of the attackers were detained, while others managed to run away.

According to the eyewitnesses, the men used gas cans before being detained.

Police sources confirmed the detention of people outside the church, saying about 20 people had been detained. Neither gas cans nor weapons were found. The people detained were handed over to the local police.

Interfax-Ukraine has yet to confirm these reports.

One response to “Police detain several assaulters of Euromaidan forum in Kharkiv

  1. The attackers appear to be members of the police, since videos from the scene show them idenifying themselves with ID for quick release. One video even showed a cop hiding from view an attackers knife by passing it on to another undercover cop

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