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    Three police officers were killed on Friday when a group of unidentified gunmen attacked a car carrying a prisoner in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Karachai-Circassia, a police spokesperson said.

    Three police officers were killed on Friday when a group of unidentified gunmen attacked a car carrying a prisoner in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Karachai-Circassia, a police spokesperson said.

    The attack took place near the village of Sadovy.

    "Three policemen were killed. The assailants freed the prisoner and fled the scene," Yevgeniya Bastanova said.

    Bastanova did not provide further details, but said an investigation was underway.

    CHERKESSK, February 4 (RIA Novosti)

     

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