Police officer killed in attack in Chechnya

Police officer killed in attack in Chechnya

A law enforcement officer was killed in an attack on a police checkpoint on the outskirts of Bamut in Chechnya. Aide of the Chechen head for the media and Director General of the Grozny state TV and radio company Akhmed Dudayev said the attacker was eliminated.

"According to preliminary information, a law enforcement officer was killed and the attacker was eliminated," TASS cited Dudayev as saying.

According to earlier reports, which cited a law enforcement source, the attack was carried out on a police checkpoint in the Achkhoi-Martanovsky district. Several police officers were injured, according to preliminary information. The attackers are being identified now. A crime scene investigation team is working on the site.

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