The Interior Ministry troops were carrying out a dawn raid on a house in Malgobek when they came under fire from four attackers. Investigators are on the scene and the building has been surrounded.
The wounded serviceman has been hospitalized.
Security forces in Ingushetia, which borders the restive southern Russian republic of Chechnya, are frequently involved in firefights with criminal gangs.
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Vladimir Putin Meets with Members of the Valdai International Discussion Club. Transcript of the Final Plenary Session
Vladimir Putin took part in the final plenary session of the Valdai International Discussion Club’s 11th meeting. The plenary session summed up the club’s work over the previous three days, which concentrated on analysing the factors eroding the current system of institutions and norms of international law.