In Stavropol Territory, probe launched in attack on police station

Today, 11 April 2016, at about 10 AM, three unknown men tried to get in an administration building of the Novoselitskoye District Office of the Russian Ministry of the Interior and blasted a few grenades. The police officers killed the two of the attackers, while the third one blew himself up. The police station and the cars parked nearby were damaged by the explosions. There have been no reports on the victims so far. The Stavropol Territory Office of the Investigative Committee has opened a criminal investigation in a crime under Article 317 of the RF Penal Code (attempt on the life of law-enforcement officials).

Vice-Chairman of the Investigative Committee Boris Karnaukhov has arrived in the settlement of Novoselitskoye to coordinate the work of the investigative team. For quicker and more thorough investigation the case has been passed on to the North Caucasus Federal District Directorate of the Investigative Committee.

The investigation is ongoing. 

11 April 2016 13:21

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