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Unrest in Chechnya Leaves 8 Dead

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Islamic insurgents killed four Russian soldiers Sunday and wounded another 16 during a clash in the mountains of southern Chechnya. The Russian Interior Ministry says four militants were killed and two wounded in the fighting. The military operation was hindered by deep snow and thick fog. The Russian soldiers resumed their search for the militants […]

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Nine Killed, More than 20 Wounded in Chechnya Suicide Attacks

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Russian officials say three suicide bombers killed at least nine people Tuesday, including seven policemen, in the Chechen capital, Grozny. The first bomber blew himself up when police tried to detain him near the parliament building in central Grozny. Two other suicide bombers set off their explosives near the same place about 20 minutes later, […]

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Nine Killed, More than 20 Wounded in Chechnya Suicide Attacks

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 8:35 am (UTC-5)
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Russian officials say three suicide bombers killed at least nine people Wednesday, including seven policemen, in the Chechen capital Grozny. The first bomber blew himself up when police tried to detain him near the parliament building in central Grozny. Two other suicide bombers set off their explosives near the same place about 20 minutes later, […]

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At Least Eight Dead, 20 Wounded in Chechnya Suicide Attacks

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 6:25 am (UTC-5)
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Russian officials say three suicide bombers have killed at least eight people in the Chechen capital Grozny. They say the first bomber blew himself up when police tried to arrest him in central Grozny. The other blasts followed soon after. At least four of those killed were policemen. At least 20 people were wounded. There […]

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At Least Eight Dead, 20 Wounded in Chechnya Suicide Attacks

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Russian officials say three suicide bombers have killed at least eight people in the Chechen capital Grozny. They say the first bomber blew himself up when police tried to arrest him in central Grozny. The other blasts followed soon after. At least four of those killed were policemen. At least 20 people were wounded. There […]

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Seven Dead, 16 Wounded in Chechnya Suicide Attacks

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 11:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least seven people have been killed in bombings in Grozny, the capital of Russia’s Chechnya region. Officials say a suspect blew himself up when police tried to arrest him in central Grozny. There was a second blast minutes later that officials believe was also caused by a suicide bomber. At least four of those […]

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Seven Dead, 16 Wounded in Chechnya Bombings

Posted August 30th, 2011 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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At least seven people have been killed in bombings in Grozny, the capital of Russia’s Chechnya region. Officials say a suspect blew himself up when police tried to arrest him in central Grozny. There was a second blast minutes later. All those killed except one were policemen. At least 16 people were wounded. There was […]

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Report: 1 Police Officer Killed, 7 Wounded in Chechnya Violence

Posted July 13th, 2011 at 10:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A Russian news report says a police officer was killed and seven others wounded during a clash Wednesday with an unknown armed group in Russia’s restive Chechnya region. The Interfax news agency quotes a police spokesman as saying police discovered the group in a forest several kilometers from a village and pursued them. One officer […]

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