Two policemen killed, one wounded in terrorist attack in Chechnya

Two policemen were killed and one got wounded in a militant attack in Chechnya's Nadterechny district.

The Russian Interior Ministry reported to RIA Novosti on Monday that the crime had been committed the other day on a motor road not far from the village of Bratskoye. Bandits opened small arms fire at a Niva car carrying officers of a district interior ministry department.

A 24-year-old police officer, S-A.A. Zavgayev, the son of the administration head who was killed last week, got mortally wounded in the attack which also left another policeman killed and a third wounded.

One of the attackers was killed in return fire. The militant is being identified. A criminal case has been opened and an investigation is underway.

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