Estonian special troops storm of the Minister of Defence of the country
to two groups of Estonian special troops took necessary to carry out - to storm Today rather unexpected task a ministry building obrony the countries in the centre of Tallinn. An occasion emergency became for this purpose valid. In second half of day in well protected ministrestvo the armed man who has opened there shooting has rushed and has grasped two hostages.
Presumably it has occurred on the building ground floor. According to eyewitnesses, there in office accommodations three shots then from the Minister of Defence all employees have been evacuated were distributed and the police cordon is exposed.
Before the beginning of special action to the place of events there has arrived personally the head of defensive department of Estonia Mart Laar. On command fighters of special troops have begun storm, in zadnii a series of shots and explosions has sounded. Approximately in 40 minutes operation has been successfully finished. As the representative of local police, « has informed; Hostages are released, according to preliminary data nobody has suffered ».
Now the police finds out the person of the malefactor and the reason of its actions. On one of versions, referring to ananimnogo a source in the Minister of Defence, it there could be one of the former Estonian military men.