The office of the regional division of the United Russia party in Chechnya has been fired at, a spokesman for the Chechen administration's press service reported.
The incident took place last night in Gudermes, he said. The office was attacked from guns and grenade launchers. No casualties were reported.
Chairman of the party's executive committee in Chechnya Ruslan Yamadayev believes that the attack was caused by the party's intention to nominate Akhmad Kadyrov as its candidate for Chechen president. At present Kadyrov is the republic's acting head.
An unidentified man wielding a knife attacked civilians in the Church of Notre Dame in the French city of Nice. Three people were killed, several others were hospitalised with injuries.One of the victims was beheaded