In Astrakhan, the unknown shot two police officers

In Astrakhan, the unknown shot two police officers

ROSTOV-ON-DON, 4 APR — RIA Novosti, Ivan Kapustin. In Astrakhan, the unknown shot two police officers who came to arrange an accident, told RIA Novosti in the Ministry of internal Affairs in the region.

“On the night of 4 April, the Police received a report of collision of cars “Gazelle” and Nissan March in the Leninsky district of Astrakhan. At the accident scene was sent to the police battalion number 1 DPS. According to preliminary data, during the execution of the accident, the inspectors came under attack from parties involved in the accident, were in the van. The attackers opened fire on the guards of a firearm and fled. From the received wounds the traffic police has died before arrival of ambulance”, — explained in UMVD on region.

To search for the suspects introduced operational plan “Siren”

It is noted that the alleged attackers are moving “Gazelle”.

Investigators opened a criminal case under articles “the encroachment on life of law enforcement”, “theft of weapons”, “illegal possession of weapons and ammunition.” At the scene works operative group.

The dead police officers had the rank of Lieutenant and Lieutenant, one of them left two children.

It not the first similar state of emergency in Astrakhan. In the summer of 2010, there have been three attacks on policemen. First, in one of the Central parks, unknown assailants attacked a police patrol killed one officer and seriously wounded a second. A day later the police opened fire when they tried to check the documents, one of the wounded police officers died shortly thereafter.

Some time later, the criminals fired at the patrol car and wounded three policemen. The suspect in the attacks eliminated. It was reported that he kept guns in the home of victims and schemes of mining of the car.