MOSCOW, April 14 (RIA Novosti) - A Russian police
officer was killed and another two wounded in a shootout with a
group of militants in Russia's volatile republic of Chechnya, a
local police source said on Tuesday.
Russian interior ministry troops on Monday became involved
in a shootout with a group of some 10 militants in west
Chechnya. One police officer was killed in the shootout and two
others were hospitalized.
Fighting has largely subsided in Chechnya, the venue of
two anti-separatist wars led by the Kremlin, but the region has
remained unstable with militants staging attacks on troops and