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27 November 2020, 22:51

Sources report blood feud murder in Ingushetia

Unidentified persons shelled a car in the Ingush village of Ekazhevo. As a result, a man was killed, and a woman stays in severe condition. The victim was a brother of a member of the Batal-Khadji community.

This afternoon, in the village of Ekazhevo in the Nazran District, unidentified persons shelled a Lada Granta passenger car. The man in the car died from the injuries he got. The "Interception" police regime has been announced in the region, and the police are being searching for criminals, the newspaper "Ingushetia" reports today with reference to a source from the law enforcement bodies.

Another source reported that there was also a woman in the car who had been injured. The woman stays in severe condition in a resuscitation ward, while the attackers have not yet been detained, the source reports.

The man could be murdered because of a blood feud motive, a source from the law enforcement bodies suggested. The killed man was a brother of a local resident, who is on the wanted list "for committing a number of resonant crimes on the territory of the republic and participating in an inter-teip (family clan) armed conflict" in Ekazhevo. "His brother's car could be shelled because of the revenge of his relatives," suggested the source as quoted by the "Interfax".

According to the preliminary information, the killed man was a brother of a member of the Batal-Khadji community, who "is on the wanted list for committing a number of resonant crimes, including two murders," the "Kavkaz.Realii" quotes the source as reporting.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 27, 2020 at 05:36 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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