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Wounded Bulgarian Policemen in Stable Condition

Crime | March 15, 2014, Saturday // 13:24| Views: 1773 | Comments: 0
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The 3 policemen wounded in Friday’s shootout in the Bulgarian town of Lyaskovets are in stable condition.

Doctors who operated the policemen in Sofia’s Military Hospital say they will remain for further operations, but there is no longer a danger for their lives.

A 53 year old man in the town of Lyaskovets, near Veliko Tarnovo, barricaded himself with 4 weapons in his home on Friday, holding his mother hostage. During the police operation to neutralize the dangerous man, one policeman was shot dead and 3 more were injured.

The attacker, Petko Petkov, is also hospitalized, said to be in critical condition.

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