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MAKHACHKALA, April 21 (Itar-Tass) —— A militant who offered armed resistance to police was liquidated in the city of Izberbash of Dagestan, ITAR-TASS learnt at the republican Interior Ministry on Saturday.
At about 22.20 on Friday, when police tried to stop a VAZ-2109 car for checking documents, the car driver threw a grenade in the direction of law enforcers and opened pistol fire,” a spokesman for the Interior Ministry said. According to him, the car caught fire as a result of return fire. Later on, the burnt body of a man and a Makarov pistol were found in the car.
There are no victims among the law enforcers.
According to investigators, the car belonged to a resident of Makhachkala. The identity of the attacker is being established.