23 January 2018, Tuesday, 17:11

Ukrainian Security Service officers die as helicopter is shot down in Sloviansk

The Ukrainian Security Service has confirmed that the Mil Mi-8 helicopter shot down in Sloviansk was carrying its officers.

"The helicopter crash killed four employees of the Ukrainian Security Service - three officers and one warrant officer," the press center told Interfax-Ukraine on Tuesday.

Acting head of the human resources department Oleksandr Rozmaznin said earlier there were Security Service officers amongst victims of the Mi-8 helicopter incident.