Two men, suspected of involvement with the Islamic State terrorist organization, have been detained by SBU Security Service operatives at a parking lot outside a shopping mall in Kharkiv, TSN news service reports.
The moment when armed plainclothes law enforcers confronted the alleged suspects was shot on video by a local couple, according to TSN.
According to eyewitnesses, the two men were standing near the car when another two men in civilian clothes approached them. After a short conversation, one of the suspects tried to flee the scene but was shot by one of the operatives.
The SBU press service has confirmed to TSN that it had in fact been an SBU operation to detain ISIL-affiliated terrorists, while one of the agency’s operatives wounded the suspect in the leg as he was trying to escape from the scene.