ISIS takes credit for incident in Grozny

ISIS takes credit for incident in Grozny

The militant was eliminated on the spot.

The Islamic State (IS), banned in the Russian Federation, takes credit for the attack on a police officer and a member of the Rosgvardiya in Grozny, Lenta.ru reports with reference to the analytical service Site Intel Group, which monitors the media resources of jihadists.

On the eve, the 21-year-old native of Grozny, Akhmed Barzaev stopped in front of a traffic police station, approached police officer Ramil Safiulaev and stabbed him in the back and shoulder. A witness of the attack was a Rosgvardiya staff member, Zelimkhan Dzhabrailov, who was driving past at that moment. Zelimkhan jumped out of the car and mortally wounded the assailant. The militant wounded Zelimkhan in the stomach. The attacker died.

The incident occurred opposite the residence of the Head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, on Aslanbeka Sheripova Street.

Tags: Chechnya
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