Separate attacks kill 4 police in Russian Caucasus

Last Updated: Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 21:14

Rostov-On-Don: Officials in Russia`s
violent North Caucasus region say four police have been killed
in separate attacks.

Regional Interior Ministry officials said on Saturday that an
overnight shootout without separatists in a forest in Dagestan
province left one officer dead and another injured. Dagestan
has been the epicentre of recent terrorist activities in
Russia.

Yesterday in a nearby village, unidentified assailants
shot an officer dead in his car as he was returning home after
his shift .

In Ingushetia province a policeman`s car exploded as he
was getting in. Police say a bomb had been planted.

And unknown attackers shot two policemen in
Kabardino-Balkaria after their shifts late yesterday. One
died, the other was critically wounded.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, June 26, 2010 - 21:14
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