Leader of Ingushetia's Muslim community wounded in shooting accident
31 Jan, 2007 17:14
According to the Russian Interfax agency the leader of Ingushetia's Muslim community, the mufti Isa Khamkhoyev, and his son have been wounded in a shooting incident.
Isa Khamkhoyev and his son were shot while traveling in a car through the town of Nazran in the Southern Russian republic.
Both were wounded and are currently in one of Nazran's hospitals. The muslim leader's son is in a serious condition.
The Ingushetia security services are currently searching for the gunmen who opened fire with automatic weapons.