Two soldiers killed, four wounded by Chechen gunmen

Two servicemen of a combat engineer unit of the federal forces were killedand four were wounded in an attack of Chechen gunmen in the Shali districtof Chechnya today, a representative of the republican police departmenttold RBC. The combat occurred in the afternoon when the detachment of thefederal forces was conducting a combat engineer reconnaissance. The rebelsactivated a powerful mine close to the unit. An investigation group iscurrently examining the place. The wounded military men have been taken toa hospital in Grozny by a helicopter..