MAKHACHKALA, December 9 (Itar-Tass) —— The Dagestani legal authorities opened a criminal case over an armed attack on policemen and civilians. A detective of the investigation department in the Kizlyar district Senior Lieutenant of Justice Shamil Magomedov was killed, another two policemen and three civilians were injured in the armed attack.
“The criminal case was opened under several articles of the Criminal Code, including an attempt on the life of law enforcers, an attempted murder of two and more people by a criminal group and the illegal circulation of weapons and ammunition,” a spokesman of the Dagestani branch of the Investigative Committee told Itar-Tass.
The detectives found that a road accident occurred on Thursday evening in the Kizlyar district between the villages of Shaumyan and Kosyakino. A police patrol car was ambushed near the village of Kosyakino. The police came under fire. Three policemen, including a detective, were injured in the shootout. The detective died instantaneously. The VAZ-2114 also came under fire. The driver and two passengers were brought to the Kizlyar district hospital with injuries.
The search for the criminals continues.