Special services officers in the North Caucasus. Photo by the press service of the Special Rapid Deployment Force Center of the Main Administration of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the city of Moscow, http://center-spetsnaz.ru

02 November 2017, 11:47

In Chechnya, two soldiers injured by grenade explosion

Soldiers were injured while they were examining a mined dugout arranged by militants. There are no threats to the injured soldiers' lives, reported a source from the law enforcement agencies of Chechnya.

On November 1, in the forest near the village of Yandi in the Achkhoi-Martan District, a reconnaissance unit of the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) found an abandoned dugout of militants. This was told to the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent by a source from the law enforcement agencies.

"When soldiers made an attempt to examine the dugout, a manual grenade exploded. As a result, a lieutenant, a commander in the unit, and his deputy, a sergeant of the contract service, got grenade fragment wounds," said the source.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

Source: CK correspondent

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