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KIEV, April 30 /ITAR-TASS/. In Lugansk, federalization supporters on Tuesday occupied the building of the regional Interior Ministry directorate and the nearby building of city militia. Witnesses report from the scene of events that bursts of submachine-gun fire were heard but it is unknown who was firing.
Windows in both buildings are smashed. Noone was hurt. Federalizaion supporters several times formed a corridor through which Interior Ministry personnel were to go through unarmed. However,the guardians of the law did not leave the building for several hours.They used tear gas.
Earlier in the day federalization supporters in Lugansk had occupied the buildings of the Regional Council and the Regional Prosecutor's Office.