YEKATERINBURG, September 6 (Itar-Tass) —— An attack was made on representative of the Chechen Republic in the Sverdlovsk Region Salautdin Mamakov. He got insignificant injuries, ITAR-TASS learnt at the press service of the Main Department of the Russian Interior Ministry for the Sverdlovsk Region.
According to the press service, the incident occurred in the evening on September 5. A young man approached Mamakov from his back and fired a shot from a traumatic weapon and quickly disappeared.
Injured Mamakov was rendered medical aid in hospital.
The departments of the Russian Interior Ministry for the Sverdlovsk Region and Yekaterinburg are engaged in investigating the crime.