Residents of Kizlyar celebrate the "Maslenitsa" (Shrovetide). February 18, 2018. Photo: Kizlyar city administration http://mo-kizlyar.ru/informatsiya/novosti/4706-na-glavnoj-ploshchadi-kizlyara-ustroili-maslenichnyj-pir.html

18 February 2018, 20:32

Law enforcers tell details of Kizlyar shootout

At the celebration of the "Maslenitsa" (Shrovetide) in Kizlyar, a 23-year-old local resident opened fire at the crowd, investigators report.

Five people were killed, including the shooter.

"At an attempt to detain him, the attacker wounded two policemen and was shot dead," the website of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) reports.

The shooting was started by the husband and wife; the woman thus ran away, the "Interfax" reports referring to its source.

However, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of Dagestan has refuted this information.

"According to our data, there was no detained woman. There was one criminal, who shot at the crowd and was killed," Ruslan Ibragimgadjiev, the head of the press service of the Dagestani MIA, has stated.

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

All news
ДАННОЕ СООБЩЕНИЕ (МАТЕРИАЛ) СОЗДАНО И (ИЛИ) РАСПРОСТРАНЕНО ИНОСТРАННЫМ СРЕДСТВОМ МАССОВОЙ ИНФОРМАЦИИ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА, И (ИЛИ) РОССИЙСКИМ ЮРИДИЧЕСКИМ ЛИЦОМ, ВЫПОЛНЯЮЩИМ ФУНКЦИИ ИНОСТРАННОГО АГЕНТА.

December 04, 2021 11:27

  • Karabakh special services accuse Azerbaijan of killing a shepherd

    Azerbaijani militaries have killed a shepherd from Chartar, who was captured in the neutral zone, the National Security Service (NSS) of Nagorno-Karabakh has informed. Such incidents discredit the Russia's peacemaking mission, the Karabakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has stated.

December 04, 2021 11:25

December 04, 2021 11:23

December 03, 2021 23:55

  • FSB reports about detentions and searches in Karachay-Cherkessia

    A case on terrorism is under investigation in Karachay-Cherkessia after a special operation in which two suspected militants were killed. Searches and detentions were carried out within the investigation into the case, the FSB Department for Karachay-Cherkessia reported.

December 03, 2021 23:52

  • Relatives of suspects killed in Kabardino-Balkaria refuse to cooperate with HRC “Memorial”

    The Human Rights Centre (HRC) “Memorial”* stopped working on the complaints filed by relatives of the suspects killed in the counterterrorist operation (CTO) in Kabardino-Balkaria, as they stopped cooperating with the human rights defenders. The complainants might refuse any attempts to reveal the real reasons for the deaths of their relatives because of pressure on families, the HRC reports.

News archive