MINSK, 29 September (BelTA) – A KGB officer was killed in a shootout in an apartment in Minsk on 28 September. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko received information about the tragedy immediately and gave instructions to provide all kinds of support and assistance to the family, the president's Press Secretary Natalya Eismont told BelTA.
Natalya Eismont said: “Yesterday the president received information about the tragedy immediately. He gave instructions to analyze every second of it right away since not all the details were known. First, he gave instructions to provide all kinds of support and assistance to the family. And certainly the president offers his condolences to the family of the dead and empathizes with them.”
When asked about the president's response to what happened, the press secretary quoted Aleksandr Lukashenko as saying: “It will not be left unpunished”.