Suburban trains in Crimea inspected by armed individuals

Police in large numbers have been spotted at Simferopol’s railway terminal. Policemen wielding machine guns are also reported to be boarding suburban trains and checking commuters’ IDs.

2 October 2015 13:53

“About a dozen police officers armed with machine guns are currently stationed at Simferopol’s railway terminal. Armed individuals in groups of 4 and 5 are walking down suburban trains, peering into commuters’ faces,” reports QHA citing an eyewitness account.

According to the commuters, the police are probably looking for Bekir Nebiyev, a man suspected of shooting a group of medics in Simferopol.

Police in large in large numbers were earlier reported to have been spotted in the villages of Chistenkoye and Tryohprudnoye, as well as in the Fontany district.

A quick reminder: At about 4 p.m. on September 26, an armed man entered a hospital located in Sevastopolskaya Street in Simferopol and fired multiple shots at four members of the hospital’s personnel, fatally wounding two of them.

The suspect, identified as Bekir Nebiyev, 55, is currently being looked for by the police.

A reward of RUB 500,000 has been offered by the Russian Internal Ministry for information leading to capture of Nebiyev.