At least three people were reportedly killed in a shootout near Russia’s North Caucasus region of Ingushetia on Sunday.
It was reported that a police officer was also killed in the shootout.
The incident took place when two assailants reportedly attacked the traffic checkpoint at around 5:30 pm (according to Moscow time) and were killed in the exchange of fire.
A statement from the National Anti-Terrorist Committee (NAK) reads, “One bandit was neutralized, another was blocked in a building during a shootout at a police road checkpoint near the village of Yandare”.
The injured persons were rushed to the local hospital in the area.
Police officials said no civilians were hurt in the shootout.