Three servicemen were killed in a terrorist attack on a federal check-point in the Urus-Martan district of Chechnya.
The incident happened last night in the outskirts of the village of Martan-Chu, the Urus-Martan district's administration reported.
The gunmen, equipped with small arms and grenade-launchers opened fire onto the position of the servicemen of the headquarters defence company. To help them out head of the village administration Elbek Movlayev arrived at the check-point with a local defence detachment.
During the battle he was badly wounded and sent to hospital, in addition three soldiers of the headquarters defence detachment were killed.
The case is under investigation.
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