MAKHACHKALA, September 8 (Itar-Tass) —— A deputy of the district council of the Novolaksky municipal district Gadzhibutta Alunkachayev, who was injured in an attempt on his life, died at the Makhachkala hospital, a source in the Dagestani Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
“An unidentified gunman opened fire at 12.30 p.m. Moscow time on Wednesday at a deputy, who was the former deputy chief of the Novolaksky district, and a Novokuli resident Rashid Akhmedov at the hairdresser’s Shans on the crossroads of Ostrovsky and Ordzhonikidze Streets in Makhachkala,” the detectives said. “Akhmedov died instantaneously of heart gunshot wound,” the source said.
Alunkachayev was hospitalized with a severe head injury, but died at the hospital.
A criminal case was opened over the attempt on the life of the deputy. The investigation continues.