Bandits attacked a Russian Defense Ministry convoy in Chechnya's Itum-Kale district the other day, killing four soldiers and wounding five more.
This was disclosed to RIA Novosti here today by a source at the headquarters of the North Caucasian combined-army group.
In his words, the thugs fired rocket launchers and assault rifles at a 12-truck headquarters-company convoy in the evening of June 3.
Four contract soldiers, were killed as a result; another five, including one senior officer, were injured in the attack, RIA Novosti's interlocutor added.
All wounded soldiers were rushed to hospital; meanwhile a search-and-kill operation is being conducted at the site of the clash, the source noted in conclusion.
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