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11 Apr, 2008 23:45

Gunfight leaves Russian policeman dead

Gunfight leaves Russian policeman dead

A police officer has been killed and two more people have been wounded in an attack on a police car in Russia's Republic of Ingushetia in the northern Caucasus.

An unidentified group of people opened fire at the car of the police officer in the village of Sagapshi.

The officer was killed at the site of the shooting and two other people – one of whom was the officer’s relative – have been hospitalised.

The police are searching for the attackers.