The coat of a policeman killed with a knife in Grozny. Photo from the "ChP Kavkaz" Telegram channel

22 November 2022, 10:05

Policeman attacked and killed in Grozny

In central Grozny, an unknown man has attacked a policeman with a knife, as a result of which the law enforcer died. The attacker was killed while trying to escape with the policeman's service pistol, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, has stated.

Today, in the centre of Grozny, an unknown man was shot dead after he attacked an inspector of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate (known as the GIBDD) with a knife, Mr Kadyrov has added. "The inspector left for an ablution into the namaz (prayer) room, where [the attacker] surreptitiously inflicted mortal wounds on him. While trying to escape from the venue with the inspector's service pistol, the attacker was shot dead," Ramzan Kadyrov wrote in his Telegram channel, adding law enforcers are searching for possible attacker's accomplices, and also clarify the motives for the attack.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on November 21, 2022 at 21:01 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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