PYATIGORSK, June 23 (RIA Novosti)
An Interior Ministry serviceman has been killed when unknown assailants attacked a military unit in the Vedeno District of the Russian North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, a law enforcement source reported by phone.
“A contract serviceman was killed in an armed attack near the Dargo locality,” the source said.
The attackers escaped. A search for them is underway.
More that a decade after the end of a federal war against separatists in Chechnya, Russian security forces continue to fight militants in the North Caucasus.
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