Three suspects in the murder of police officers in Astrakhan liquidated
MOSCOW, April 6. /TASS/. The police together with soldiers of Regardie eliminated three suspects in the murder of police officers in Astrakhan. About TASS said the official representative of the Ministry Irina Wolf.
“On the morning of 6 April in a course quickly-search actions for search and detention of the perpetrators of the attack on employees of Regardie, in the Leninsky district of the city of Astrakhan and the murder of police 4 April this year, police in conjunction with the departments of Regardie and FSB were discovered and eliminated three suspects,” she said.
Earlier in Regardie and the Investigative Committee reported about elimination of the four suspects in the attack on the police.
“Criminals who killed April 4, two traffic police and attacked tonight on employees of Regardie, eliminated. They were surrounded by our staff and killed through the RAID. Thus, all four criminal eliminated,” — said in management.
“At the place of operation is already working investigative team,” — said senior assistant head investigation Department of the RF IC in the region Andrey Khegay.
According to the regional Ministry of internal Affairs in the night of Thursday while trying to stop the car in the framework of the investigation about 01:40 (00:40 GMT) local time, unknown gunmen opened fire on employees of Regardie. Was wounded three policemen, one of them is in serious condition. Retaliatory fire killed one of the attackers, one injured. Presumably, the attack was made by the same person that shot and killed two policemen on Tuesday.
April 4, approximately at 00:27 local time in Astrakhan unknown made an armed attack on two police officers who came to the issue of an accident. The attackers fired several shots in which police died on the spot. The investigating authorities opened a criminal case, seven people were declared wanted, four of them in international. The interior Ministry had earlier announced a reward of 1 million rubles for any information about the whereabouts of the suspects.
Authorities in Astrakhan region have decided to provide financial assistance to the families of fallen police officers in the amount of one million rubles. The head of the region Alexander Zhilkin has declared that the murder of the traffic police involved in the group of radical Islamists-the Wahhabis.