Body of Minsker who killed policeman and committed suicide is cremated

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The coffin
was delivered to the crematorium right from the morgue. Only relatives attended
the funeral.

59-year-old
Mikalai P. killed  one policeman and injured
another  on January 8. They arrived because
his neighbors had called the police. The conversation was quiet until one of
them asked Mikalai to follow them. He put out a gun and started shooting. Then
he hid in the garage and shot himself in the head from a rifle.

Mikalai
P.'s colleagues and neighbors are shocked - he was a calm and quiet man. He
used to be a metalworker at the depot and started his own business a few years
ago - he repaired a car. A revolver, a gun and cartridges have been found in his
garage.

The killed
37-year-old policemen, Ihar Ivanchyk, has been buried in Minsk today. He had  a wife and a son. He will be awarded for heroism
and bravery, BelTA reports. The policeman's relatives, police administration, head
of Minsk City Executive Committee Mikalai Ladutska, numerous colleagues and MPs
attended the ceremony.

Minsk
"shooter" was 59, he used to work at railways

Photo by — Euroradio