07 January 2012, 17:00

Three killed and four wounded in skirmish in Nalchik

Seven persons have fallen victim to a shooting in Nalchik. Two policemen and Alim Chechenov, who attacked them, were killed; three other employees of the road-and-post service (known as DPS) were wounded, as well as one civilian, the MIA of Kabardino-Balkaria reports.

According to the police, Alim Chechenov grasped a submachine gun from a DPS inspector and opened fire at the policemen; he was killed by the return fire.

Later, two policemen – Lieutenant Khusen Mamishev, 31, a dog specialist from Nalchik UVD, and Senior Ensign Khasan Shkhagapsoev, 35, a DPS inspector, – died in hospital from their injuries.

Three other law enforcers and one civilian were wounded and taken to the nearest hospital, says the official website of the MIA of Kabardino-Balkaria.

The position of Alim Chechenov's relatives on the incident is not yet known.

Form of mobile communication
SMS: 8 903-767-6060
Know more? Do not be silent!
Lt feedback banner
All news

February 21, 2017 09:23

February 21, 2017 02:56

  • Art Association "Portal" in Vladikavkaz states threat of closure

    The Creative Association "Portal", established in place of the frozen construction site of the National Museum of North Ossetia, is under threat of closure, said the organizers of the project. The head of the republic Vyacheslav Bitarov offered to leave the "Portal" at the already popular site of the museum, or to give it another premise.

February 21, 2017 01:14

  • ECtHR accepts Kobaliya’s complaints to consideration

    The complaints of Temur Kobaliya, the former head of the "Youth Consulting and Training Centre", about his administrative harassment in connection with the law on "Foreign Agents", was taken on February 20 to consideration by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

February 20, 2017 20:09

  • Donors raise nearly 1.5 million roubles for Ingush family’s house

    The authors of the project "House with windows into happiness" managed to raise nearly 1.5 million roubles to build a house for a large Djandigov family. Most of the funds – 950,000 roubles – were raised by means of crowdfunding, which was praised by the "Solidarity" Charity Fund as highly efficient.

February 20, 2017 19:59

News archive