Drunken sailor was taken hostage daughter and mother in law in the Odessa region

News 6 December, 2017

In the Odessa region employee of the Navy started shooting directly at passers-by from the window of his home, after taking hostage his own daughter and mother in law. Being in a state of alcoholic intoxication, the man tried to kill his wife and second daughter.


In Belgorod-Dniester, located in the Odessa region, there was an incident in which the security personnel had to defuse an armed man, who took hostage relatives. An employee of the Navy returned from a long voyage, and to mark this event, he drank a fair amount of alcohol. In the result of a drunken quarrel with his wife he began to threaten with punishment to members of his family, trying to shoot from a revolver his daughter and wife. Not once in any of them, he locked himself in a room with my mother-in-law and second daughter, simultaneously stating that he would take the life from both. From the barricaded room, the sailor began to shoot from a hunting rifle at passers-by.

To neutralize violent seafarer representatives of the security services, demanding the return of the hostages. The man threatened them with “Molotov cocktail”, simultaneously firing them from a revolver. The sailor managed to defuse without casualties, but one of the police officers was wounded in the arm.