The police officers. Photo: Maxim Tishin / Yugopolis

01 July 2019, 19:32

MIA confirms information about killed law enforcer in Chechnya

A policeman got a fatal stab wound during an attack on a police checkpoint in the Achkhoi-Martan District, while an attacker was killed, the North-Caucasian Department of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) reports.

Sources reported about one and two policemen killed in the attack on the police checkpoint in Katyr-Yurt in the Achkhoi-Martan District of Chechnya. According to unconfirmed information, the police checkpoint was shelled, and the attacker blew himself up.

According to the police, only one policeman was killed, and the attacker did not blow himself up, but was killed by law enforcers. The injured policeman died on the way to the hospital.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on July 1, 2019 at 04:06 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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