RIAN: Miliatants shoot at "policemen" in Chechnya
- 2005-04-01 11:46
MILITANTS SHOOT AT POLICEMEN IN CHECHNYA
GROZNY, April 1 (RIA Novosti) - Militants have shot at Grozny's
regional interior department officers, RIA Novosti was told by a
source in the Chechen Interior Ministry.
"Yesterday, in the village of Kulary of the Grozny region, several
people shot from automatic weapons at officers of the special platoon
engaged in search and operative activity," said the Interior Ministry.
By their data, by return fire, the policemen forced the attackers to
"As a result, a policeman was wounded and hospitalized," said the source.
Search for criminals is underway, he added.
The source said the director of a state enterprise had died the day
before in Grozny as a result of an explosion of an unidentified device.
In his words, the device wrapped in a bag exploded in the hands of the
director of the Sovkhoz Prigorodny state unitary enterprise. Witnesses
said an unknown man had given the bag to him shortly before.
The head of the enterprise died of wounds on site. The police are
trying to identify the man who gave him the device.