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Suspects of attempt on lives of Russian Guard officers held in Moscow

The Moscow Directorate of the Investigative Committee continues an investigation opened in the assault on officers of the Russian Guard.

According to investigators, on the evening of 29 December 2016, a group of people opened fire on officers of the Russian Guards when the latter ones were checking their identification documents in Troitsky and Novomoskovsky Administrative District of Moscow. One of the officers was killed, another one was taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds.

Thanks to well-planned operations and close cooperation of the investigators with police and Russian Guards all the involved in the assault have been identified and held.

At present, they are being interrogated and have already confessed to the crime. They are going to be charged and placed in custody soon. The investigation is ongoing.