The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine confirms that a National Guardsman shot a guard on the territory of the Yuzhmash plant in the city of Dnipro, as a result of which five people were killed and five more were injured.
"Among the dead there is a woman, an employee of the Yuzhmash plant. The second woman, a soldier of the National Guard, was wounded. Unfortunately, during the provision of medical care, she died," the report says, according to the local edition of Informator.
The soldier took a submachine gun and cartridges from the weapon storage room and opened fire on his colleagues. At that moment, there were 22 people in the room with him. The incident happened around 4 am.
The territory of the enterprise is cordoned off along the perimeter by patrol police crews. The possible causes of the incident were not reported.