22 August 2003, 11:26

Separatists attacked Ural with soldiers of military commandant's office of Vedensk region of Chechnya

In the Vedensk region of Chechnya separatists held a fire on the Ural truck in which soldiers of the regional military commandant's office were going to the place of the murder of Tsa-Vedeno Settlement Administration Head Supyan Yusupov.

"There are victims," the acting head of the Vedensk region administration Khanali Gagayev reported on Tuesday. "According to the preliminary data, from one to four servicemen, all local residents, died as a result of the firing."

Moreover, according to Gagayev's data, a local resident going for hay in the car died of a fire wound at the scene. 

Gagayev noticed measures to block and liquidate this force were being taken. He did not exclude that the attack might have been made by separatists who had broke away from the encirclement in the outskirts of the settlement of Avtury in the Shalinsky region.

Source: Interfax News Agency

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