Two policemen of the street-patrol service were wounded in the Chechen capital, Grozny, on Thursday. They tried to check the documents of two suspicious men but the latter opened fire on the policemen with pistols, Chechnya's Interior Ministry officials told RIA Novosti today.
The incident occurred in the evening on the Mayakovsky Street in the Leninsky district of Grozny.
One of the criminals was wounded in return fire. After that he, unwilling to surrender, blasted himself with a hand grenade. It was found out that he was a local resident, some Tsumayev.
The second criminal managed to escape.