The officers, who were in a police vehicle, were injured when the unknown gunmen opened fire with assault rifles from a Lada car, near the republic's capital Grozny late on Sunday.
"After the shots were fired, the police vehicle overturned in a ditch," the source said.
Both of the injured have been hospitalized, a search for the attackers is underway.
Add to blog
You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.
Image Galleries: Oscar de la Renta Creative Genius in Pictures
Infographics: Nobel Peace Prize
During the 11th Annual Meeting to be held in Sochi from October 22 to 24, experts of the Valdai International Discussion Club will focus on whether the global community will develop ground rules for the world politics or whether it will be a game without any rules where everyone fend for themselves.