Chechen militants have attacked a convoy of the federal forces in the Oktyabrsky district of the Chechen capital Grozny.
According to a source in the local police, one interior officer from the Sverdlovsk region was killed and another one wounded. The militants had attacked the four-vehicle column with grenade launchers.
In the Vedeno district in the eastern part of Chechnya, militants attacked the police station in the village of Agishbatov with assault rifles and grenade launchers, wounding the head police officer.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz sharply commented on the remarks from the leader of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) of Germany