22/8/2014 2:01
RIA Novosti

Russia

One police officer killed, one wounded in Chechnya shooting

10:51 25/08/2008
MOSCOW, August 25 (RIA Novosti) - One police officer was killed and another injured in an armed attack in the Urus-Martan district of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, a police source said on Monday.

According to the source, the incident occurred Sunday evening, when three unknown men opened fire on officers after being stopped for a document check.

"Unexpectedly, the men started shooting at the police with pistols, and as a result one officer was killed instantly and another wounded," he said.

After the shooting the men escaped.

A search is underway and a criminal case has been launched.

  • Add to blog
  • Send to friend
  • Share

Add to blog

You may place this material on your blog by copying the link.

Publication code:

Preview:

RIA NovostiOne police officer killed, one wounded in Chechnya shooting

10:51 25/08/2008 One police officer was killed and another injured in an armed attack in the Urus-Martan district of Russia's North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, a police source said on Monday. >>

Send by e-mail

All fields are required!




Leave a comment


    Рейтинг@Mail.ru
    © 2014  RIA Novosti
    Some material may be inappropriate for those under 18