ISLAMISTS Attack Media Building, School in Chechnya – 19 Dead (Video)
Islamists attacked a publishing house, police checkpoint and school in Grozny, Chechnya today.
At least 19 people were killed in the attack.
A man looks up at the burnt publishing house in Grozny. (BBC)
Footage has emerged of the fighting in Grozny Chechnya today.
At least 10 police officers had been killed and 28 injured in the clashes.
The BBC reported:
Rebel gunmen have shot their way into the heavily fortified Chechen capital, Grozny, in a night-time attack which left as many as 16 people dead.
Arriving at 01:00 (22:00 GMT Wednesday) in cars, they fired on a traffic police checkpoint before attacking a media building and a school.
An Islamist group said it had launched a suicide attack to avenge attacks by security forces on Muslim women.
Chechnya’s Moscow-backed president said the situation was under control.
Ramzan Kadyrov said none of the attackers had escaped.