World Bulletin/News Desk
Four riot police officers have been killed near Grozny, the capital of the Russian North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, as their car was attacked, a police spokesman told RIA Novosti.
“Unknown assailants opened fire from automatic weapons at a police car near the locality of Alkhan-Kala,” the spokesman said, adding that the incident occurred late on Friday. “Four policemen inside the car died of wounds.”
Police are conducting manhunt activities. An investigation is underway.