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The second officer wounded in the attack by an unidentified gunman in the town of Dagestankiye Ogni on Tuesday night has died in hospital
The second officer wounded in the attack by an unidentified gunman in the town of Dagestankiye Ogni on Tuesday night has died in hospital, local police told Itar-Tass. "The police officers came under attack in the town of Dagestanskiye Ogni near the local interior department at 22:20, on Tuesday. An unidentified man in sportswear ran up to district police officer Telman Kazikhanov and road policeman Magomedsalam Guseinov and opened fire with a pistol," the official said. Kazikhanov died on the spot and Sergeant Guseinov was rushed to hospital with multiple wounds. Police launched a manhunt for the gunman immediately after attack, but he escaped. A criminal case was opened under two Criminal Code articles: attempted murder of law-enforcement agents and illegal turnover of weapons and ammunition. In a separate attack, four residents the village of Verkhneye Kazanishche came under automatic fire as they entered a wood to pick firewood. "Two men were wounded, one of them is in hospital in critical condition," the republic's law-enforcement bodies said. Investigators believe the attackers were members of so-called Buinaksk jamaat. Police are looking for the gunmen.
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