In the Russian separatist region of Chechnya have armed men at several places, police officers attacked. Four of the five attackers were shot dead, informed acting president Ramzan Kadyrov. Five police officers were injured, reported the news agency Interfax.
The attackers wanted the islamic feast of sacrifice, disturb, said president Kadyrov of the republic in the northern Caucasus. They are, however, not successful. “The situation in Grozny and Chechnya is absolutely stable. The attack was later claimed by the terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS).
The exact circumstances are not yet clear. Russian media speak about four attacks Monday morning in the capital Grozny and the towns Sjali and Mesker-Yurt. In an incident drove a attacker with the car three police officers down who wanted him to stop. An attacker wanted to be with explosives to blow up, but the starter refused service.
Since the Chechen wars controls Kadyrov as regent of Moscow, the predominantly by muslims inhabited region with dictatorial means. Nevertheless, there is in the northern Caucasus islamic resistance. Muslims around the world celebrate this year as of Tuesday, the four-day festival of sacrifice.