Gunmen shoot dead four in Caucasus' Dagestan

Gunmen shot dead four people, including a senior local official, in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan on Sunday.

Gunmen shoot dead four in Caucasus' Dagestan

Gunmen shot dead four people, including a senior local official, in the southern Russian republic of Dagestan on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported.

Unidentified attackers opened fire on a roadside cafe in mainly Muslim Dagestan, just east of the regional capital Makhachkala, Interfax and RIA Novosti news agencies reported.

The head of Dagestan's Untsukulsky district, Kazimbek Akhmedov, two of his bodyguards and one other customer were killed in the attack, Interfax reported, citing an unnamed police official.

Dagestan police officials were not immediately available for comment.

Reuters
Last Mod: 02 Şubat 2009, 12:27
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