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    Police in the southern Russian Republic of Dagestan opened fire at a car, which refused to stop, killing two colleagues, a police source said on Thursday.

    Police in the southern Russian Republic of Dagestan opened fire at a car, which refused to stop, killing two colleagues, a police source said on Thursday.

    "A police unit ordered a car to stop for an identity check, but the driver did not comply. A shootout followed. The two people in the car were killed," the source said.

    He added that both victims were identified as officers of the local police department.

    The source gave no further details, adding that all circumstances surrounding the shooting incident are currently being investigated.

     

    MAKHACHKALA, September 23 (RIA Novosti)

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