MAKHACHKALA, August 23 (Itar-Tass) — Unidentified attackers shot and killed a police officer from the local criminal investigation department in the village of Babayurt, Dagestan.
"Masked gunmen broke into the house of Captain Rasul Kachmasov and shot him dead at around 23:00, Moscow time, on Wednesday," the republic's Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass.
The criminals fled in a Lada Priora. A search for them is underway. A group of investigators is working at the scene.