Police: Gunmen kills 3 Ukrainian postal workers carrying money, steals $115,000; manhunt on

Economic IndicatorsAssociated Press

Ukrainian police say an unidentified gunman has killed three postal workers transporting money and escaped with the equivalent of $115,000.

Police said investigators were searching for the gunman who attacked the postal workers Friday in the eastern government-held city of Kharkiv and stole nearly 2.5 million hryvnas.

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The police statement did not say why the workers were transporting money, but postal workers regularly deliver pension payments.