DAGESTAN, December 31, Caucasus Times – Mohamedramazan Ramazanov, chief of the Interior Ministry operational department was shot dead yesterday at about 9 p. m. near his house, Caucasus Times correspondent reports citing the regional Interior Ministry.
Unidentified killers almost sprayed assault rifles fire on the official’s car. Mr. Ramazanov and his driver (Lt. Bukarov) died on the spot due to severe gunshot wounds. Mr. Ramazanov’s wife who happened to be in the car also suffered grave injuries and died afterwards in hospital.
According to information immediately available the assassination attempt on the police chief was carried out by three masked gunmen, who opened fire from a speeding car.