A south entrance to the city of Baksan. Photo by Tkhakumachev CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=72337804

03 April 2019, 09:44

Policemen attacked in KBR

A car driver opened fire on the policemen, who stopped him to check documents in the Baksan District of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR). The shooter managed to escape, a source said.

The incident occurred in the morning on April 2 in the city of Baksan. Policemen stopped a car for inspection, but the driver opened fire on them, the RIA "Novosti" reports citing its law enforcement source.

The policemen did not suffer; now, the attacker is being searched for, the "Interfax-South" reports.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that on January 24, in Nalchik, DPS (road-and-patrol service) inspectors were attacked. One of them was stabbed and died. On February 6, he was buried with military honours in his native village.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on April 3, 2019 at 00:04 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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