In Transbaikalia the passenger train was attacked with a knife on a police officer

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobanka. Archival photoIn Transbaikalia the passenger train was attacked with a knife on a police officer© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

A criminal case was opened against the passenger trains in the TRANS-Baikal region, who is suspected in the attempt on the life of a police officer, reports a press-service East-the Siberian investigatory management on transport SK the Russian Federation.

According to investigators, on Wednesday evening on the train Moscow — Vladivostok in Zabaykalsky Krai drunken passenger was hit several times with a knife in the chest and the right hand of the Chita employee of linear Department of the MIA of Russia on transport in the protection of public order, passenger and suburban trains. Another officer disarmed and arrested the attacker. The injured policeman was hospitalized.

«In the TRANS-Baikal region opened a criminal case against a train passenger, who is suspected in the attempt on the life of employee of law enforcement body», — stated in the message.

The office reported that the investigation will direct to court the petition for arrest of the suspect. At the moment, the complex of investigative actions aimed at establishing all the circumstances of the offense.

The criminal investigation continues.

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