Unidentified criminals murdered four local residents in the Grozny district of Chechnya, reported press secretary of the Chechen Interior Ministry Ruslan Atsayev.
He said that the crime was committed around 4 o'clock in the morning in the village of Chechen-Aul. According to preliminary information, the bandit group consisted of 10 people.
Mr. Atsayev added that the murdered - two elders and their sons - did not hold any administrative posts, nor participated in the work of law enforcement bodies; therefore the motives of these murders are unknown.
At the same time, he pointed out that police officers already have "some information, which gives hope for a quick solution of the crime."