Two Russian soldiers killed in Chechnya

Two Russian servicemen were killed on Tuesday at a sentry outpost near a village in the North Caucasus republic of Chechnya, a military spokesman said.

“The bodies of the two soldiers were found at about 3.00 pm local time [11:00 GMT],” Col. Igor Gorbul said.

Gorbul said a motorized infantry unit deployed in the area and local police were conducting search and reconnaissance operations in the area.

“A criminal case has been opened, and an investigation is underway,” he said.


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