The militants in Chechnya killed a secondary school teacher, RIA Novosti was told on Monday by a spokesman for the regional operational headquarters for controlling the counter-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus.
"The crime was committed last night in the village of Ulus-Kert, the Shatoi district," said the spokesman. According to him, the bandits burst into the house of Said-Ahmed Arsakhanov, 32, and his wife.
"The militants cruelly beat Arsakhanov and then killed him by two shots from a pistol into the head and set the house on fire," reported the headquarters spokesman. Arsakhanov taught physics in the local secondary school.
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